Inside, they have firm, crunchy flesh with a mild, slightly tart taste.
The tree is very hardy and an abundant bearer.
The apples ripen mid-August to mid-September.
For fresh-eating or cooking into pies or sauce.
Dakota Gold Apples do not store well, only up to 2 months.
Dakota Gold Apples were introduced in 1965 by North Dakota State University. The exact origin is unknown; perhaps a cross between Wealthy and Whitney apples.