Yellow Delicious Apple
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Yellow Delicious Apple Malus domestica ‘Yellow Delicious’

Average Shipping Height: 3' - 4'
Item #1107
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  • Bare Root
    3' - 4'
    Member Price $18.99
    Reg. Price $26.99
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    Member Price $15.99
    Reg. Price $22.99
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The Yellow Delicious Apple grows in zones 5-8.

The large, golden fruit of the yellow delicious apple tree ripens late, developing a fine, sweet flavor. While they are best known as fresh eating apples, yellow delicious also work well for pies, applesauce and preserves. They also store well, keeping 3–6 months if refrigerated.

  • Produces large golden apples with a fine, sweet flavor — great for fresh eating, pies, sauces, and preserves
  • Blooms late in the season and yields ripe fruit in mid-September to mid-October
  • Can be pollinated with red delicious, red Jonathan, or early harvest
  • Will be delivered at a height of 3'–4'

Spacing Guide for Fruit Trees

Apple Tree Cross Pollination Guide

Your Tree’s Personality

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Mature Spread


Growth Rate




Sun Preference

Full Sun,

Soil Preference

Moist, Well-drained,

Wildlife Value

Apples are eaten by a variety of birds and mammals. The leaves and branches are browsed. The trees can be destroyed by rodents and rabbits girdling the stem or trunk. It produces nectar and/or pollen, thus providing nutrition for bees in early to late spring.

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