Golden Delicious

Golden Delicious

Tree Characteristics

Chilling requirement Medium to high
Vigour Strong
Growth habit Upright
Crotch angles Medium
Tree size Medium - large
Flowering 1st week October
Full bloom 2nd week October
Flower shape Rosaceous
Pollen compatibility Self incompatible
Bearing habit Spus and shoots
Disease susceptibility (Normal sprays) Normal


Pollinator Granny Smith, Royal Gala, Hillieri
Fruit set Good
Blossom or fruit Fruit
Intensity of flowers High

Fruit Characteristics

Harvest date (first pick) Late February to early March
Control cultivar -
Production (kg/tree) Very good
Fruit size distribution Large
Shape Globose to Globose Conical
Skin colour Green/Yellow
Flesh colour Cream
Eating quality Fragrant, sweet
Texture Crisp
Storage ability Good


Released to industry Yes
Fruit type
Selection No -
Usage Fresh
Origin USA
Owner -
S.A. License SAPO Trust
PBR Granted No
Golden Delicious
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