SCIENTIFIC NAME: Malus 'Golden Delicious'
COMMON NAME: Apple
GARDEN SIZE: 12-15 ft. x 8-10 ft.
USDA ZONE: 4-9
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
WATER & SOIL: Loamy & well drained soil
HABIT (FORM): Deciduous, Semi-dwarf
BLOOM TIME: Midseason season (Spring)
HARVEST TIME: September
FRUIT: Large and Yellow-green skin; Crisp, juicy & sweet
POLLINATION: Self-pollinating. Other potential pollinizers are Red Delicious, Honeycrisp, Pink Lady and other midseason bloomers (Except Gala)
CARE: Prune when dormant. Watersprouts can be removed in June/July; Pre-Bloom Spray- dormant oils as well as fungicides for scab, rusts, mildews and other diseases, plus insecticides for early season insect control; Bloom Sprays-Fireblight on apples require special sprays during blossom. Bees are essential for good pollination; DO NOT apply insecticides at this time to protect them.
USES: Good for sauce, salads and apple butter