The Yellow Delicious Apple tree is a fruiting tree that grows to a height of 20–25′ and a spread of around 25′ at maturity. This tree is considered a fast rate grower, with height increases of more than 24″ per year. Grows in an oval, spreading shape. Sometimes they are horizontal, upright or erect.
Blooms late mid-season, with white to pinkish flowers. Produces a large, conical golden apple with an occasional rose blush. The white flesh is crisp and aromatic with a sweet flavor–great for fresh eating, applesauce, pies and preserves. The fruit will keep for up to 3–6 months if refrigerated.
Plant he Yellow Delicious apple in moist, well-drained soil. It is not drought-tolerant, in full sun within 100′ of a pollinator. Can be pollinated with Red Delicious, Red Jonathan, Lodi and Early Harvest.
The Yellow Delicious needs 600–700 chill hours. Harvest time is typically mid-September to mid-October.
Full sun is recommended
2-3 ft, 3-4 ft, 4-5 ft, 5-6 ft