Grimes Golden

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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.

It could be a parent of the famous Golden Delicious apple,[1] and is known to be the maternal parent of 'Yellospur', and the pollen parent of 'Sinta'.[2]


  1. ^ "Malus 'Grimes Golden'". Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved January 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Grimes Golden", National Fruit Collection, University of Reading and Brogdale Collections, retrieved 27 October 2015