The original Golden Delicious apple tree was found on the Mullins' family farm in West Virginia and was locally known as Mullin's Yellow Seedling and Annit apple. Golden Delicious apple trees are widely adaptable golden apple. It's ideal pollinizer because it blooms over a long period and has three different sets of blooms. The Golden Delicious apple has a mild, very sweet, distinctive flavor. High quality fruit of multi-purpose. The heavy crop can be picked over a period of time. Golden Delicious picked fresh off your own tree is far superior than fruit found in the stores. Folks who enjoy Golden Delicious apples also should consider Grimes Golden, thought to be the parent variety. Please see below for further information on our organically grown Golden Delicious apple trees for sale.
Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Shape when Shipped: Feathered and whips (few side branching)
Size supplied when shipped:Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2 to 3/4 inch;
*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.
Basic idea for Pruning: Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
Shipping Note: Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.