Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart
Golden Delicious is an American apple, universally popular for nearly 200 years. Needs a favourable aspect in this country to perform it’s true potential.
Golden Delicious cordon 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.
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 are listed as follows:
Cox's Orange Pippin