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Golden Hornet crab-apple

Last updated 05 Jun 2015.

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Malus Golden Hornet has pink / white blossom then small yellow crab apples which hang on late in the year.

Origins

  • Species: Malus species
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2524

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Yellow

Using

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Harvest period: Very-Late season

Growing

  • 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

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Fruit tree register

Do you have a tree of this variety in your garden or orchard? If so please register the details here and contribute to our international register of fruit trees.

The following Golden Hornet trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.

You can also view these trees on a map.

United States

United Kingdom



Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2017 season

  • 19th April  2017  - tree owned by Richard in YORK, United Kingdom

2015 season

  • 2nd May  2015  - tree owned by Richard in YORK, United Kingdom

2013 season

  • 18th May  2013  - tree owned by Richard in YORK, United Kingdom

2010 season

  • 3rd May  2010  - tree owned by Stuart in Newbury, United Kingdom

Record your blossom dates in our Fruit Tree Register - more >>.

Where to buy trees

The following fruit tree nurseries offer Golden Hornet crab-apple trees for sale:





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