It has an extremely fine smooth, attractive, often blushed finish and a early ripening season. Ozark Gold is an early yellow apple, ripening in late August. Ozark Gold is a medium to large fruit with a soft flesh. The flavor is mild and juicy with some tartness at the beginning of its season. When properly matured, flavor improves greatly. This apple is great for fresh eating and processing (sauces, pies, baking) and can be stored 2 months.
Dr. Michele R. Warmund, State Fruit Specialist
1-31 Agriculture Building
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-9632 Fax: (573) 882-1469