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Thornhayes Tansy

Malus transitoria

Thornhayes Tansy is a form of Malus transitoria, known as the cut-leaf crab-apple on account of the shape of its leaves.

The leaves turn a golden orange colour in the autumn, a particularly attractive trait of Malus transitoria.

The tree grows in an upright spreading form.

Thornhayes Tansy crab-apple trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £37.00
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
  • 22-year pot-grown tree £57.00
    In a 7L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
  • 32-year pot-grown tree £62.00
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-order now for delivery from September onwards for pot grown trees or December for bare-root trees and mixed orders.

Thornhayes Tansy characteristics

  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Gold
  • Fruit colourYellow
  • Fruit sizeSmall
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • See also Malus transitoria
    Malus transitoria
    Malus transitoria
    Malus transitoria is known as the Cut-leaf crab-apple, has a mass of small white flowers, and clusters of tiny yellow fruitlets.

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.