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Fruit tree comparison - GoldRush
Apple trees

GoldRush

GoldRush is a modern disease-resistant apple, like Golden Delicious but with a better tart/sweet balance.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Easy
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 4
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Naturally suited to central-leader training
Bearing regularity? Biennial tendency
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Very late
Use / keeping? 3 months or more
Will store for 6 months in domestic fridge
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweeter
Some sharpness when picked, mellows in storage

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1950 - 1999
Fruit colour Yellow / Orange
Leaf colour Green