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Golden Hornet' Crabapple Tree Ornamental Trees

Golden Hornet' Crabapple Tree

Malus x zumi 'Golden Hornet'

SKU: ORN0142

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£45.00
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The Highlights

    • The perfect ornamental tree for year round interest
    • Wildlife can't stay away from this tree - it attracts bees, butterflies and garden birds
    • Heavy crops of beautiful bright golden-yellow fruits in autumn and into winter
    • Makes fantastic jams, jellies and cider
    • Pink-tinged white blossom covers the tree in spring
    • Compact size for smaller gardens

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Supplied as:

9L Pot
This tree is supplied in a 9L Poly-Pot, which is approx D15 x H30cm. Poly-Pots use 70% less plastic then traditional pots and can be recycled easily. A 9L pot allows ample space for good root development and can support a good size tree.

Height on arrival:

1.5m
Your tree will arrive at a height of approx 1.5m

Eventual height:

4m

Eventual spread:

4m
Reaches a spread of approx 4m

Tasting notes:

Delicious jelly and jam

Time to first crop:

Habit:

Bushy

Hardiness:

Fully hardy
This tree is fully hardy, meaning it will survive under any condition including the occasional snowy winters in the UK

Uses:

Jams, Jellies and Cider

Rootstock:

MM111

Spacing:

4m
Space 4m apart

Care Guide

Average pest and disease resistance

May need protection from aphids, woolly aphid, fruit tree red spider mite and caterpillars. It could also be affected by apple scab, apple cranker and powdery mildews. Be cautious of fire blight.MORE

A little watering when new

When newly planted, the trees would love a little watering at least once a month for the initial couple of months. Afterwards keep moist but well drained.MORE

Full sun to partial shade

This Crabapple tree loves full sun or partial shade in a sheltered location. Choosing a spot away from strong winds will allow all the tree's resources to go towards growing blossom and protecting its display.MORE

Most fertile, well-drained soils

This tree will flourish in any moderately fertile, moist and well drained soil except for chalk.MORE

Feed when first planted

After planting your tree add some fertiliser and cover with mulch to ensure all the water and nutrients get to the roots. Over time, replace the mulch and feed the tree with slow release fertiliser annually to help the plant maintain its growth and create a beautiful display of blossom. MORE

Little or no pruning required

Crabapples create a well branched framework naturally, so little or no pruning is required.MORE