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Apple trees
Golden Delicious

The flavour of home-grown Golden Delicious is far better than its supermarket reputation.
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Growing


Apple trees
Golden Delicious
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersGood
PloidyDiploid
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple trees
Golden Delicious
Picking seasonLate
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
CroppingHeavy
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
Flavour style (apples)Sweeter
Cooking resultKeeps shape
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Problems


Apple trees
Golden Delicious
ScabSome susceptibility
CankerSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
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Identification


Apple trees
Golden Delicious
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourGreen / Yellow
AwardsRHS AGM (former)
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