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Golden Hornet crab-apple

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

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United States

United Kingdom


  • Bec in Coleraine, VICTORIA
  • Neville in Tea Tree Gully, SA

Spring blossom records for this variety

2019 season

  • 4th May  2019  - tree owned by Richard in York, United Kingdom

2018 season

  • 13th October  2018  - tree owned by Bec in Coleraine, Australia

2017 season

  • 19th October  2017  - tree owned by Neville in Tea Tree Gully, Australia
  • 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

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  • Species: Malus
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2524


  • Picking season: Very late
  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Food uses: Culinary


  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 5 A very good pollinator for all late-flowering apple varieties.
  • Bearing regularity: Regular


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


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

Where to buy trees

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