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Crab Apple 'Golden Hornet' / Malus 'Golden Hornet' 4-5ft Tall


Expected release date is 1st Nov 2020

Crab Apple 'Golden Hornet' / Malus 'Golden Hornet' 4-5ft tall


These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.


This Plant is a Extremelty useful to anyone Growing Apples, as it will Pollinate any other Apple Tree.

This well-known crab apple is a popular choice for gardens where its neat tapering shape and huge crops of conspicuous yellow fruits have made it a favourite.

Growing Details:

Common Name: Crab apple
Genus: Malus
Species: x zumi
Cultivar: var. calocarpa 'Golden Hornet'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/lightClay/heavyAcidicChalky/alkalineSandy
Rootstock: MM106, 4-5m


It is also widely planted among fruiting apple trees because its lavish display of white flowers is a prolific source of pollen for fertilising the other trees. One of the best of all crabs, its branches bend under the weight of fruit, which can be used for culinary purposes or may be left on to last all autumn and part of the winter too.




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  1. Sturdy Tree 5

    Posted by Anniegwen on 1st Feb 2018

    Well-shaped and good size (approx.6ft.) with strong branches and good root system. Looks to have had a good start in life. Arrived very promptly in excellent packaging. Very pleased.

  2. great looking tree 5

    Posted by sarah rivett-carnac on 12th Dec 2017

    This tree arrived quickly and looks great. Cant wait for spring.