They are round, but flattened.
The fragrant flesh is crisp, tender, and juicy, with a sharp tart flavour.
The tree blooms late.
Grimes Golden Apples are good for applesauce and cider. Some also like them for fresh-eating.
Grimes Golden Apples do not store well.
Grimes Golden Apples were reputedly found growing as a seedling in Brook County, West Virginia sometime before 1800. They appear in nursery catalogues from 1870 and are a parent of Golden Delicious.
Grimes Golden Apples are called “Bellflower” in Arkansas.