Crab Apple Tree 'Golden Hornet' 9L

£29.99 each

  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Hardy Perennial - sow indoors or on a seedbed (April-June); transplant later to flower for many seasons
  • Attracts Bees

Golden Hornet is one of the best and most well-known Crab Apples of all and it has a coveted RHS Award of Garden Merit. It is self-fertile so a brilliant choice if it's your first tree!

These small trees have lovely spring blossom with masses of small, round golden-yellow fruits are produce from October which are good for cooking. They make an especially good jelly!

 The variety gets its name from the honey yellow coloured crab apples, they stay on the branches of the tree well into winter. They are truly brilliant for making a golden coloured jelly or for pressing into a refreshing cider.

The beautiful flowers will open in the spring into bright pink buds, some of the flowers will be a pure white and some will retain pink blush.

These crab apple trees are one the very best pollinators for you apple orchard. Most crab apple varieties will pollinate your orchard apple trees but this Golden Hornet variety is extra special as it has a very long flowering season that will cover the majority of apple pollination groups.

Rootstock: MM111

Flowering Group: FG5

Years until fruiting from planting: 2

Age of tree at despatch: 2

Height at full growth: 4m/13ft

Your tree is delivered as a potted specimen with approximate height of: 3.5ft - 5ft / 105cm - 140cm depending on the variety.

Our 9 litres trees are grown, protected and delivered in 'floppy pots' & polybags. The 'floppy pot' can easily be cut down the side with the tree then sliding out neatly into the prepared planting hole. The 'floppy pots' are also recyclable so you can help the environment once the tree has been planted.

In order to ensure a good pollination pick fruit trees from within the same or from adjacent flowering groups.

The vast majority of the trees we ship have been pruned and will appear trimmed.

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Catalogue Number 1070-9405
  • Quantity 1x 9L tree
  • Height 8m (26ft) after 10 years

Delivery: Early May to Late June

£29.99 each
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