Malus 'Winter Gold' at Bute Park

Malus 'Winter Gold' 0

Malus 'Winter Gold'
early August 2017

Malus 'Winter Gold' 1

Malus 'Winter Gold'
early October 2023

Grid reference ST 17772 77011
Status GB Champion 2023
Tag 2372
Height 8.5M August 2017
Girth 107cm August 2017
Girth 110cm February 2023
Reference 525

This tree was originally thought to be Malus baccata 'Lutea' but its leaves and fruit match those of Malus 'Winter Gold'.

It is at the south end of the Apple group and west of the main path.

Malus 'Winter Gold' bark

Malus 'Winter Gold' bark
early August 2017

Malus 'Winter Gold' leaf2

Malus 'Winter Gold' leaves & past flowers
early May 2018

Malus 'Winter Gold' flower1

Malus 'Winter Gold' flowers & buds
early May 2018

Malus 'Winter Gold' flower2

Malus 'Winter Gold' flowers
early May 2018

Malus 'Winter Gold' fruit

Malus 'Winter Gold' fruit
early August 2017

Malus 'Winter Gold' leaf

Malus 'Winter Gold' leaves
early August 2017

Malus 'Winter Gold' flower3

Malus 'Winter Gold' unexpected late flowers & buds
early October 2023

Malus 'Winter Gold' bud1

Malus 'Winter Gold' unexpected late buds
early October 2023

Malus 'Winter Gold' fruit2

Malus 'Winter Gold' fruit
early October 2023

General tree description for Malus baccata

Malus baccata is a small to medium sized tree, growing up to 15 metres in height. It has a rounded shape that becomes wide spreading with age. The bark is brown and closely cracked, and the leaves matt green, elliptic in shape. Fragrant white flowers from pink buds appear in mid spring with the new leaves. The fruits are small, berry-like, and bright yellow or red.