Apple
Malus 'Golden Sentinel'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Malus (MAY-lus) (Info)
Cultivar: Golden Sentinel
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Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Time:

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Pollination:

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Rootstock Vigor:

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Bearing Habit:

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Disease Resistance:

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Fruit Usage:

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Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By grafting

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Eugene, Oregon

Langley, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Oct 17, 2008, Spookycharles from Langley, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:

A great apple variety for small yards, container culture or just adding a unique vertical element to a garden bed. Can be grown in a half barrel sized container with occasional re-potting and root trims (every few years or so).

The columnar apples have very short branches - even in maturity most unpruned trees don't exceed two to three feet wide. They can reach heights up to 10' in ground but tend to be much shorter when grown in containers.

The 'Golden Sentinel' is a hardy fast growing tree that's quite prolific and starts producing yummy multi-purpose apples at a very young age.

Mine has even verged on being over eager to produce and has required thinning as it's getting started in bearing, but the flowers and fruit both are beautiful and t... read more

Neutral

On Mar 6, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

This columnar "pole apple" produces a display of white flowers in spring followed by golden apples. Fruits are sweet, juicy and delicious. Disease-resistant and very productive.