Grimes Golden

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Artist's sketch of Grimes Golden

Malus domestica 'Grimes Golden'
Grimes Golden crop from brown brothers catalog.jpg
Hybrid parentage 'unknown'
Cultivar 'Grimes Golden'
Origin United States Wellsburg, Virginia 1832

The Grimes Golden apple is a cultivar of apple originated in Wellsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) in 1832 on the farm of Thomas Grimes in the present day Pittsburgh metropolitan area.

It could be the origin of the famous Golden Delicious apple.[1]

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  1. ^ "Malus 'Grimes Golden'". Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved January 22, 2013.