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Golden Sentinel Columnar Apple

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Malus domestica 'Golden Sentinel'

Enjoy this this golden columnar apple late into the fall! Golden Sentinel is a large flavorful yellow apple that ripens in early October, sweet and juicy with that classic McIntosh crunch!

Columnar apple trees are trees that produce their fruit on spurs along the main stem. Columnar trees combine disease resistance, flavor, and ease of growing in small spaces as each has a narrow upright habit.

Ideally suited to grow in a container, on a patio, or as a small tree in the ground, trees grow to about 8' tall. Like other apples, you will need two different cultivars for pollination.  Columnar apple varieties bloom in the mid and mid-late seasons and are good pollinizers for any other apple variety!

Chill hours 800 to 1200. On MM106 semi-dwarf rootstock.

USDA Zone: 4-9

Mature Height: 8' (Columnar)

Sun: Full Sun

Ripening Time: Late Summer - Fall

Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer

Semi-Dwarf Rootstock: MM106

Read our Apple Growing Guide

Size: Semi-Dwarf (1'-3')


Ask a Question
  • how long til golden sentinel produces flowers/apples? How tall are the trees when they are sent?

    Columar apples are shipped at roughly 24" tall and can safely start producing fruit within 2-3 years after planting.

  • What is the Pollination Group of this tree?

    This tree is a bloom group 3 (mid season). You can find it, and most of the other apples we carry, in our pollination chart! Check out the Apple Growing Guide linked at the bottom of the product description for a full explination of apple pollination and a handy chart for reference!

  • What, if any, fungicide, insecticide, or other sprays do you suggest to apply to new/young columnar apple trees? Or do you suggest applying nothing until/unless problems occur?

    Apply nothing, including fertilizers, until necessary.

  • whats yield on full grown trees

    Up to 1/8th bushel on a mature tree.

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Great tree!

After one week of being planted the tree is sprouting.

My Golden sentinal is 20 feet tall now.

My tree is much larger than advertised.

Mark K.
Great urban fruit trees

Shortly after planting it started leafing out

Deanne R.
Golden Sentinel Apple Tree

The tree arrived looking good & is now planted. Last year I got the Scarlet Sentinel from Raintree as well and is looking great. These take up such little space and can't wait to start getting apples.

Matt T.
Like it so much I've planted at 2 homes.

I bought one 3 years ago and have been very pleased. It's finished it's third summer around 8 ft tall and produced 8-10 apples last fall. They were sweet and lightly tart. I moved last summer and just received a new one for the new house as well as a couple more columnar trees. I was so excited I planted them the day they arrived.