Plant Care Golden Delicious Apple

Golden Delicious Apple

Also known as

Starkspur Golden Delicious


Malus domestica 'Golden Delicious'

How to care for Golden Delicious Apple


How often to water your Golden Delicious Apple

Water needs for Golden Delicious Apple
0.5 cups
every 9

Golden Delicious Apple needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Golden Delicious Apple

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Golden Delicious Apple in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Golden Delicious Apple: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Golden Delicious Apple love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Golden Delicious Apple does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Golden Delicious Apple

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Golden Delicious Apple: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Golden Delicious Apple after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Golden Delicious Apple

Golden Delicious Apple

Golden Delicious Apple

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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