Goodland is a sweet apple with a light green washed skin and a red blush. It has a white flesh that is crisp, juicy, tender and slightly aromatic. It is very good for fresh eating and makes a wonderful applesauce or pie. A good sized apple, averaging 6 to 9 cm in diameter and can get bigger if properly thinned. Fruit can be harvested from late August up to late September, the longer you wait the sweeter the apples become, they can keep up to 4 months in storage. Known to be precocious (early bearing) and can develop fruit around 3 years of age. Introduced by the Morden Research Station in 1953.
Growers Note: Try planting in a sheltered location as during some colder winters Goodland can have some winter die back.
Hardiness Zone: 3
Height at Maturity: 5 meters (18 feet)
Spread: 5 meters (15 feet)
Soil Preference: Well drained
Light: Full sun
Pollination: Self-sterile (Needs another apple tree nearby for best pollination)
Latin Name: Malus ’Goodland’