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Doud Golden Delicious

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Tetraploid. A sport of Golden Delicious having much larger fruit. It was discovered by Lorne J. Doud, Wabash, Indiana, USA. Recorded in 1952. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy with a good aromatic flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of Golden Delicious
Mother to:
Sir Prize
large 2

Accession No.
1974 - 054


Accession name
Doud Golden Delicious (NY)
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1

1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register