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Golden Hornet

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 33.95
    Semi-vigorous rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


Golden Hornet characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group5
  • Pollinating othersGood
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Picking seasonVery late
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Useful forCulinary
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • ScabSome susceptibility
  • Climate typeTemperate climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourYellow