The Golden Delicious apple
The Golden Delicious Apple is a variety of American origin, is one of the best known yellow apple varieties. It is often called an apple pear or a golden apple for its unusual shape and color. In 1995, Golden Delicious was officially named the state symbol of West Virginia.
The variety was accidentally obtained by reprocessing Grimes Golden and Golden Reinette apples. This tree with very tasty fruit was found by farmer Anderson Mullins on his plot and named the Yellow saplings Mullins.
The apple was not officially recognized until 1965 and widely distributed in the North Caucasus region, which is still the main habitat.
The Golden Delicious Apple has very high taste, a flavour of melon, a very sweet dessert taste and a sweet aroma. This variety has many positive characteristics, so it is grown almost all over the world.