Dorsett Golden Apple Tree

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  • Large, bright, yellow gold skin.
  • Legendary sweetness and flavor.
  • Reliable producer in SoCal, Arizona & Florida climates.
  • Allow the fruit to ripen to gold on the tree to experience the sweetest apples.
  • Great early season apple.
  • Favorite for fresh eating.
  • Need full sun, well-drained soil, and moderate fertility.
  • Thin fruit to maximize quality and size.
  • Self-fruitful. Does not require a pollinator but having one will increase the fruit set.
  • Zones 5-10, 100 chill hours.
  • Approximate harvest period: Late June/Early July.
  • Grafted onto M-111 semi-dwarf rootstock.
  • Harvest by 3rd-4th year.
  • This fruit tree is shipped in a 4x4x9 tree pot.


Protect your tree from sunburn, insects & rodents with PLANT GUARD tree paint & foliar spray.


Protect your roots from rodents with ROOT GUARD the original gopher wire basket. 


Feed your fruit tree with Romeo Plant Food. This water-soluble fertilizer is great for in-ground or in-container growing. 



  • No customer pick-up
  • We can ship our "Other Edibles" (non-citrus plants) and growing accessories to most states, including Texas, Arizona or Florida. 
  • Sorry, we do not ship any items to the US Virgin Islands, Guam, Puerto Rico or to API/APO addresses, or to other countries at this time.
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  • The trees are approximately 2 years old.
  • The trees measure 18"-36" tall.

    Growing Conditions

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    Full Sun

    Provide 8 or more hours of direct sunlight per day.

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    15'-25' Mature Tree

    15'-25' at maturity. Not recommended for container planting. Trees can be kept much smaller with judicious pruning.

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    Self Fertile

    Self-fruitful. Does not require another cultivar nearby for pollination.

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    Summer (June/July)

    The season when fruit typically ripens in California.

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    Hardy to -20°F

    USDA Zone 5-10, Requires 100 chill hours to set fruit. Protect when temperatures fall below -20°F.