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Ginger Gold Apple Malus domestica 'Ginger Gold'

Description

Ginger Gold apple is an early ripening apple (mid-July in North Carolina). The fruit is medium-large, conical with a pale green appearance at first, then ripens to yellow. The trees are very susceptible to mildew. Its flowers need a pollinator. This plant is semi-dwarf with a moderate growth rate.

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#sun#deciduous#full sun#white flowers#pink flowers#white flower#spring interest
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#white#sun#deciduous#full sun#white flowers#pink flowers#white flower#spring interest
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Malus
    Species:
    domestica
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Edibility:
    The flavor is crisp and mild, with a tart finish. The cream-colored flesh resists browning than many varieties on the market. It will hold its shape well when cooked, great for fresh salads and eating fresh. It can be kept longer than many varieties.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    Ginger Gold apple is an early ripening apple (mid-July in North Carolina). The fruit is medium-large, conical with a pale green appearance at first, then ripens to yellow.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    This plant has white-pink blossoms in mid-April. However, it needs a pollinator.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Edible Garden