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Golden Dorsett Apple Tree

Golden Dorsett Apple Tree

Regular price $128.00 USD
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Plant Type: Citrus
Plant Height: 10-25 feet
Spread: 10-20 feet
Flower Color: golden yellow
Sun Exposure: Full Sun


The Golden Dorsett Apple Tree, scientifically known as Malus domestica 'Golden Dorsett', is a widely appreciated apple variety known for its excellent adaptability to warm climates and its delicious fruit. This variety is a result of a chance seedling discovered in the Bahamas, making it particularly well-suited for areas with mild winters.

In cultivation, Golden Dorsett Apple Trees typically reach about 10 to 25 feet in height and spread about 10 to 20 feet. They have a robust, spreading growth habit and are adorned with glossy, green leaves. The trees bloom with attractive white flowers in spring, which develop into fruit under proper pollination conditions.

The fruit of the Golden Dorsett Apple Tree is medium-sized with a beautiful golden yellow color. These apples are known for their sweet, crisp, and juicy flesh, making them excellent for both fresh eating and cooking purposes. One of the notable characteristics of this variety is its early ripening season, with fruits typically ready to harvest in early to mid-summer.

Golden Dorsett Apple Trees thrive in full sun and prefer well-draining soil. Regular watering is essential for healthy growth and fruit production. This variety requires fewer chill hours than traditional apple trees, making it an ideal choice for warmer regions.

In landscaping, Golden Dorsett Apple Trees are often planted in home orchards and gardens, particularly in areas where traditional apple varieties may not thrive due to climate limitations. Besides their fruit, these trees provide ornamental value with their spring blossoms and lush foliage.

Overall, the Golden Dorsett Apple Tree is an excellent choice for gardeners in warmer climates looking to grow apples. Its adaptability to less-than-ideal apple growing conditions, combined with the quality and flavor of its fruit, makes it a popular choice among home gardeners and fruit growers.

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