Golden Delicious apple tree


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Golden Delicious apple tree
Universally grown, crisp, mild and sweet. Not ideal for the UK climate but can produce good results in favoured aspects.

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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 treesflavour:

Very sweet, mild, can be slightly honeyed. Crisp, juicy.


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:



Egremont Russet



Cox's Orange Pippin


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.



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