Golden Delicious stepover


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Golden Delicious stepover
Golden Delicious will do well in a sunny, warmer aspect and rewards with sweet, crisp, mildly flavoured fruits which will store.

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Stepover trees are used primarily for edging a border or pathway or to divide the kitche/vegetable garden. These very tiny trees are just 18” in height with two side laterals from the main stem forming a capital ‘T’ shape. The Golden Delicious stepover tree is an ormamental addition to your garden and these trees are grown on the smallest avaailable rootstock, M27. Plant 120-150cm’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 stepover 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.

Empire - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some good suggested varieties:


Cox's Orange Pippin


Arthur Turner

Egremont Russet


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