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Golden Nugget

A small attractive fruit with an intense sweet-sharp pineapple flavour.

Origin: Canada, 1932

Pollination: Golden Nugget is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Golden Nugget apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Golden Nugget

Raised by C J Bishop, Kentville Agricultural Station, Nova Scotia 1932 from a cross between Golden Russet and Cox's Orange Pippin. Small conical fruit. Attractive yellow skin with orange flush. Intense, sweet, aromatic flavour with some pineapple acidity. Good disease rsistance. Attractive blossom.

Characteristics of Golden Nugget apple trees

Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Mildew - Resistant
Canker - Resistant
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCox's Orange Pippin
Golden Russet