Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Golden Delicious is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
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 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. Good varieties to pollinate Golden Delicious are:
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