Description

Enjoy apples in summer! This early picker allows you to enjoy apples sooner than most varieties. Grow juicy and delicious apples that feature a yellow-green skin with a golden glow. A crisp crunch and mildly tart flavor – plus natural resistance to browning – makes the fruit perfect for fresh eating. Adds beauty to your landscape in spring, when it produces lovely white-pink blooms. Originates from Virginia in the 1960s. Heat-tolerant! Ripens mid- to late-August. Pollinator required: Choose another apple variety. See Recommended Pollinators below. Ginger Gold® is a registered trade name of Adams County Nursery, Inc.

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Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink, White
Bloom Time Mid
Chill Hours 500 - 700
Fruit Color Yellow Green
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Ripens/Harvest Mid To Late August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Mild, Tart
Texture Tender, Fine
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 5 - 9

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

The mature size of this variety depends on the version you choose to plant:
Semi-Dwarf 12 - 15' tall x 12 - 15' wide
Dwarf 8 - 10' tall x 8 - 10' wide

Recommended Spacing

The space needed for this variety to grow depends on the size you plant:
Semi-Dwarf 12 - 15'
Dwarf 8 - 10'

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.

Pollination

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant one of these varieties within 100' for best pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow apple trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

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