Golden Smith Apple
The Golden Smith Apple is a tip-bearing apple cultivar, which originated in Australia in 1868. It is named after Maria Ann Smith, whopropagated the cultivar from a chance seedling. The tree is thought to be a hybrid of Malus sylvestris, the European Wild Apple, with the domestic appleM. domestica as the polleniser. Widely propagated in New Zealand, it was introduced to the United Kingdom c. 1935 and the United States in 1972 byGrady Auvil. The fruit has hard, light green skin and a crisp, juicy flesh. In some parts of Canada the Granny Smith is referred to as a Green Delicious.