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Tree comparisons



Apple trees
GoldRush

GoldRush is a modern disease-resistant apple, like Golden Delicious but with a better tart/sweet balance. It is also one of the best new hard-cider varieties.
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Using


Apple trees
GoldRush
Picking seasonVery late
UsesEating fresh
Cooking
Hard cider
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
GoldRush
Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Organic cultureSuitable
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
GoldRush
General resistanceGood
ScabVery resistant
MildewVery resistant
FireblightSome resistance
Cedar apple rustSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
GoldRush
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
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Identification


Apple trees
GoldRush
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colorYellow / Orange
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