Golden Treat™ Fruit Snacks™ Apple Tree

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About the Golden Treat™ Fruit Snacks™ Columnar Apple

Grow crisp, balanced, beautiful apples in your own backyard with the Golden Treat™ Fruit Snacks™ Columnar Apple Tree. These compact, spire trees bear full-sized, golden-skinned apples with a delightful hint of tartness, perfect for various culinary applications. Easy to grow and maintain, these Fruit Snacks™ were bred to be rust-resistant and resilient against apple scab. Growing only to heights of 8’-10’ and pruned to a columnar shape, these trees make for edible hedge and grow well in containers. Perfect for small gardens and edible landscaping.

Golden Treat™ apples offer an exquisite blend of sweetness and tartness, coupled with a satisfying crunch, making them a chef’s go-to choice. These golden-skinned apples are not only perfect for fresh consumption but also shine in culinary creations, adding flavor and texture to cheese platters and enhancing the deliciousness of cobblers and pies. Their medium-pink blossoms in spring transition into full-sized fruits, offering both aesthetic beauty and culinary delight.

How to Grow a Golden Treat™ Fruit Snacks™ Columnar Apple Tree

Easy to grow and maintain due to their size, Golden Treat™ apples are part of the Fruit Snacks™ columnar apple variety. These trees, growing 8-10’ tall and ideally planted on 2’ centers, are a perfect fit for small spaces. With their cold hardiness and disease resistance, they stand as a reliable choice for edible privacy hedges or as striking accent plants in larger containers. To ensure optimal pollination, it’s essential to plant two different apple tree varieties. Most Fruit Snacks™ apples bloom mid-season and play a vital role in pollinating each other, fostering a fruitful harvest for all.

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Bloom Color Pink, White
Bloom Time Early - Mid
Chill Hours 800 - 1200
Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Medium
Ripens/Harvest September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 5.5 - 7.5
Taste Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 1 - 2
Zone Range 5A - 8

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 8 - 10' tall x 2 - 3' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 5 - 8' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5A - 8
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.


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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