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Golden Glory

Golden Glory is a late-flowering crab-apple featuring large white single flowers.

In autumn the tree produces small golden russet-covered fruitlets.

The leaves are relatively large by crab-apple standards, and unusually for a crab-apple, turn orange-red in the autumn.

Golden Glory crab-apple trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £48.00
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
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Deliveries from September for pot grown and December for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).


Golden Glory is a good example of the Yunnan crab apple species, Malus yunnanensis. It is characterised by its large leaves. It was developed by Lawrence Banks of Hergest Croft Gardens in Herefordshire.

Golden Glory characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAttractive fruitAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flowering monthMay
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Red
  • Leaf colour - summerGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceLeaves appear first
  • Fruit colourRusset
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Fruit sizeSmall
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Annual cycleDeciduous
  • Fruit persistencePersistent

How to choose a crab-apple tree

We list more than 40 different crab-apple trees. Choosing can be difficult! See our article explaining the different characteristics of crab-apple trees which will help you narrow down the selection.