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Other common names
crab apple 'Golden Hornet'
Malus 'Golden Hornet'
Malus are small to medium-sized deciduous trees with showy flowers in spring and ornamental or edible fruit in autumn; some have good autumn foliage colour
'Golden Hornet' is a small deciduous tree with a broad ovoid crown and white flowers followed by a profuse crop of bright, deep yellow fruits 2.5cm in length, which persist well into winter
Habit Spreading / Branched
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand, Chalk
pHAcid, Neutral, Alkaline
wider than 8 metres
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile soil; will tolerate partial shade
Propagate by chip budding in late summer. Grafting can be carried out in midwinter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests Aphids, woolly aphid, fruit tree red spider mite and caterpillars may be a problem
May be affected by apple scab, apple canker, powdery mildews and honey fungus
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