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Apple (Malus) Golden Delicious
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Golden Delicious


Description: Golden Delicious is a well known, handsomely shaped eating apple. It's tall, rich, yellow, slightly ribbed appearance makes this a distinctive variety. Flesh is cream, slightly tinged green with a crisp, juicy sweet, honey flavour. Flavour is superior to imported fruit when grown in the UK.

History: Seedling found by A.H. Mullins Clay County, West Virginia, USA in 1890. Possibly from seed of Grimes Golden. Later intoduced in 1914 by the Stark Brothers.

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General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking
Good Eater Eating
Suitable for juicing Juice

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 4 Flowering group 4
Very good pollinator Very good pollinator
Picking month Late October Picking month Late October
Stores until February Stores until February