The large, golden fruit of the yellow delicious apple tree ripens late, developing a fine, sweet flavor. While they are best known as fresh-eating apples, yellow delicious also work well for pies, applesauce, and preserves. They also store well, keeping 3–6 months if refrigerated.


Mature Height: 10'–25'

Mature Spread:10'–25'

Growth Rate: Fast

Shape: Oval

Sun Preference: Full Sun

Soil Preference: Moist, Well-drained

Yellow Delicious Apple Semi-Dwarf