Malus pumila ‘Ozark Gold’
If you like Golden Delicious, you’ll love Ozark Gold. Its flesh is crisper and firmer, and its mild, sweet, juicy taste is a refreshing late summer treat. It’s also highly disease resistant. Whether you enjoy it fresh or cooked, canned or frozen. Ozark Gold is sure to please. The large, yellow-skinned fruit ripens in late August or early September. Pollinates with Honeycrisp, Pink Lady, and Red Fuji. Bears fruit in 2-4 years.
Type: USDA zone 4-8
Light: Full Sun
Water: Water deeply and regularly; weekly, or more in extreme heat or containers.
Size: Fast growth; grows by around 24″ per year to a height of 12’–15′ and a spread of around 15′ at maturity.