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Honeygold Apple

Honeygold Apple

Honeygold Apple

Malus domestica 'Honeygold'

Honeygold is a great substitute for Golden Delicious in colder, northern areas where it is much more hardy. It is reported to be able to withstand -50 degreesF with little winter damage. It is medium to large size, with a golden to yellowish green color and a reddish bronze blush. It has a Golden Delicious flavor, but is a little sweeter and blander. It is high quality and stores well. Ripens in October, similar to Golden Delicious.

Honeygold Apple Pricing

Item # Description Price
487 Honeygold Apple on Dwarf (Bud9) root, 2 year-Extra Large grade $27.99 Add Add to Cart
960 Honeygold Apple on Semi-Dwarf (M7) root, 2 year-Extra Large grade $27.99 Add Add to Cart
2469 Honeygold Apple on Semi-Standard (Bud 118) root, 2 year Extra Large grade $27.99 Add Add to Cart

Height

12-15 Feet

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Spread

10-15 Feet


USDA Hardiness Zone 3-7

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Malus domestica 'Honeygold'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Honeygold is moderately vigorous, so trim and train like Golden Delicious. If you have difficulty with Golden Delicious due to winter temperatures, then Honeygold should thrive in your backyard orchard. It is susceptible to fire blight like Golden Delicious.

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A Little History about Honeygold Apple

Honeygold was developed in Minnesota by a cross of Harelson and Golden Delicious. It was introduced in 1935.

Malus domestica 'Honeygold' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Pollinizer needed
Mid-season blooming
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Early to bear
Very productive
Harvest Period
Mid-season
Other Attributes
Sweet
Long-term keeper
Site Requirements
Very hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Uses
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking
Good for pies
Good for sauce
Canning or freezing
Juice or Cider