My Experience

Feeling nostalgic? The classic Golden Delicious apple is the apple to turn to. It’s sweet on the inside with a smooth and fine flesh. Every bite is a blast back to the good ole days.

The thin skin and juiciness of Golden Delicious makes it a baker’s dream. Other than freezing, you can do pretty much anything with this apple.

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My Story

Many people think Golden Delicious is an offspring of Red Delicious, but other than being apples, they aren’t closely related. Golden Delicious was discovered as a chance seedling growing on the Mullins’ family farm in Clay County, West Virginia in the early 1900s. In 1916, the apple was released commercially as a companion to Red Delicious.

The parentage of the Golden Delicious is still unknown, but is rumored to be linked to the Golden Reinette and Grimes Golden. This variety was a favorite of Stemilt’s late founder, Tom Mathison.

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