Apple - Golden Nugget

Golden Nugget Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Golden Nugget Apple Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form Availability Price Qty required
M25 - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £17.50

The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20




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.




Main characteristics of Golden Nugget

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Aromatic
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Late Sep
Season of use  Oct-Nov

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant
Mildew: Resistant
Canker: Resistant
Special features Attractive Blossom

Pollination date  10
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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Parentage  Golden RussetCox's Orange Pippin