Apple tree (Malus domestica) produces a pomaceous fruit and it is one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. The tree is small and deciduous, reaching 5-12 m tall, with a broad, often densely twiggy crown. The leaves are alternately arranged simple ovals 5-12 cm long and 3-6 cm broad on a 2-5 cm petiole with an acute tip, serrated margin and a slightly downy underside. Flowers are produced in spring simultaneous with the budding of the leaves. The flowers are white, five petaled, 2.5-3.5 cm in diameter, white with a pink tinge that gradually fades. The fruit matures in autumn, and is typically 5-9 cm diameter (rarely up to 15 cm). The centre of the fruit contains five carpels arranged in a five-point star, each carpel containing one to three seeds.
Apples are self-incompatible and must be cross-pollinated to develop fruit.
No chilling requirement is necessary for Dorsett Golden Apple tree to set a crop on this yellow medium-size apple that originated in the Bahama Islands. Great apple for use in Apple Pies.