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Fruit tree comparisons


Apple tree
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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Growing


Apple tree
GoldRush
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple tree
GoldRush
Picking seasonVery late
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Hard cider
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
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Disease resistance


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


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


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