Golden Hornet crab-apple
Malus Golden Hornet has pink / white blossom then small yellow crab apples which hang on late in the year.
- Species: Malus species
- Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2524
- Fruit colour: Yellow
- Uses: Cooking
- Harvest period: Very-Late season
- Cropping: Heavy
- Flowering group: 5 A very good pollinator for all late-flowering apple varieties.
- Fertility: Self-fertile
- Pollinating others: Good
- Vigour: Large
- Bearing regularity: Regular
- Gardening skill: Average
- Attractive features: Attractive blossom
- Attractive features: Attractive fruit
- General disease resistance: Average
- Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
- Climate suitability: Temperate climates
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The following Golden Hornet trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.
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- Adam Underwood in Canal Fulton, OHIO
- Alison Underwood in Colwyn Bay, NORTH WALES
- Richard Borrie in York, YORKSHIRE
- Stuart Logan in Newbury, BERKSHIRE
Latest Spring blossom records for this variety
- 13th October 2018 - tree owned by Bec in Coleraine, Australia
- 19th October 2017 - tree owned by Neville in Tea Tree Gully, Australia
- 19th April 2017 - tree owned by Richard in York, United Kingdom
- 2nd May 2015 - tree owned by Richard in York, United Kingdom
- 18th May 2013 - tree owned by Richard in York, United Kingdom
- 3rd May 2010 - tree owned by Stuart in Newbury, United Kingdom