An American apple, universally popular for nearly 200 years. Needs a favourable aspect in this country to perform it’s true potential. Golden Delicious Apple tree – Season: The longer it is left on the tree the better. Will store well into the new year and beyond. Golden Delicious Apple - appearance: Even, medium sized pure pale green to golden yellow throughout. Golden Delicious apple trees – flavour: Very sweet, mild, can be slightly honeyed. Crisp, juicy. Uses: A classic dessert apple. Cropping & Growth Moderate vigour, erratic cropper. Varieties such as ‘Greensleeves’ and ‘Limelight’ may be better garden alternatives with similar character. Golden Delicious - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Some good suggested varieties for polinating Golden Delicious are: Discovery Bountiful Egremont Russet Gala Falstaff Cox's Orange Pippin Empire Tree sizes for Golden Delicious apple trees for sale: M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred. M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil. M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread. MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.