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Apple
Golden Delicious 

 

 

 

 
SummaryUndoubtedly one of the most important apple varieties of the 20th century, both as a commercial variety in its own right, and as breeding stock for many other varieties. Very good flavor when home-grown.




Identification

Golden Delicious




Fruit colourYellow / Gold




Flesh colourWhite to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit sizeSmall




Fruit shapeRound-conical




Using

Golden Delicious




FlavorGood




Flavour styleHoneyed / Scented




Ripening periodMid-Late season




Use/Keeping




Cooking resultKeeps shape




Growing

Golden Delicious




Picking




CroppingHeavy




VigourAverage growth




PollinationFlowering group 4
Flowers Mid-Late season
Partially self-fertile
Blossom frost-resistance
Gardening skillVery easy




ProblemsCanker - Some susceptibility
Scab - Some susceptibility
Mildew - Some susceptibility
Fireblight - Some susceptibility
Cedar apple rust - Very susceptible

Other

Golden Delicious




Country of originUnited States




Other qualitiesAwards 1993


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