|Discovered||1959 Cobden, Illinois|
|Parentage||Jonathan x Golden Delicious|
Blushing Golden has a tough, light pinkish skin and a yellow, firm, and juicy flesh. It is prized, especially in the United States, for its honey-like flavor.
R. Griffith of Cobden, Illinois is credited for growing the first Blushing Golden by crossing Jonathan and Golden Delicious apples.