Apple 'Golden Delicious'
Common Name: Apple
Cultivar: 'Golden Delicious'
Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Edible fruit
|Hardiness: Hardy||Height: 1.80 m (180 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun||Spread: 1.80 m (180 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: White|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: April & May|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Harvest: September & October
- Garden care: Keep the base of the tree weed-free, fertilise at the beginning of each year and water regularly during hot dry spells. Remove damaged or crossing branches during the dormant season.
This upright spreading tree is covered in pure white cup-shaped flowers in mid- and late spring followed by large sweet golden-yellow dessert apples for harvesting from mid-September. A heavy cropping variety it's best planted with a variety from the same or preceding pollination group in a sunny well-drained site.
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