Malus 'Winter Gold'

Malus 'Winter Gold'

Crab apple

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Malus 'Winter Gold'
  • Common name: Crab apple
  • Plant type: Tree
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous

Height: 6m

Spread: 6m

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Attractive to wildlife, Autumn colour, Dramatic foliage, Flowers

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Malus 'Winter Gold' is an attractive crab apple with year-round appeal, white spring flowers, yellow fruit and dark green leaves which develop glorious autumn colouring. It's perfect for growing in a small garden and makes a great choice for attracting wildlife. 

Grow Malus 'Winter Gold' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Remove dead, diseased and crossing branches in winter.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade, Partial shade
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Clay/heavy/moist, Chalky/alkaline, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

  • Wildlife features: Nectar/pollen rich flowers, Provides shelter/habitat, Seeds for birds, Caterpillar food plant

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: Purgative if ingested

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