Golden Orange (apple)

The Golden Orange apple is an apple cultivar that was first developed in Italy in the 1970s (released 1996) by crossing PRI 1956-6 and Ed Gould Golden apples.

Malus domestica 'Golden Orange'
Hybrid parentage'PRI 1956-6 × ' Ed Gould Golden '
Cultivar'Golden Orange'
OriginItaly 1996 CRAFRU-Roma

Some properties include a resistance to scab,[1] moderate vigor, medium-late blooming season, moderately large size, symmetry,[2] lack of russeting, ripening period longer than that of Golden Delicious, and long storage ability.


  1. Rizzolo, A.; Grassi, M.; Eccher Zerbini, P. (1 January 2006). "Influence of harvest date on ripening and volatile compounds in the scab-resistant apple cultivar 'Golden Orange'". The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology. 81 (4): 681–690. doi:10.1080/14620316.2006.11512124. ISSN 1462-0316. S2CID 88454751. Retrieved 2 September 2022.
  2. Drkenda, Pakeza; Ćulah, Asmira; Spaho, Nermina; Akagić, Asima; Hudina, Metka (November 2021). "How Do Consumers Perceive Sensory Attributes of Apple?". Foods. 10 (11): 2667. doi:10.3390/foods10112667. ISSN 2304-8158. PMC 8623424. PMID 34828947.

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