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Golden Hornet

  • Fruit colour: Yellow

Golden Hornet is a traditional and popular crab-apple, which features a profusion of pink-white blossom in spring. In autumn it produces a mass of small yellow fruit which will stay on the tree until late in the year providing a useful colour feature in the garden.

Malus x zumi

Golden Hornet crab-apple trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.95
    Semi-vigorous rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

Golden Hornet characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking season:Very late
    • Cropping:Heavy
    • Fruit persistence:Persistent
    • Useful for:Culinary
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Self-fertile
    • Flowering group:5
    • Pollinating others:Good
    • Vigour:Vigorous
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Average
    • Scab:Some susceptibility
  • Climate

    • Climate type:Temperate climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:1900 - 1949
    • Flower colour:White
    • Fruit colour:Yellow