Holiday Gold Crabapple

Holiday Gold Crabapple – Malus ‘Hozam’

Holiday Gold Crabapple

Holiday Gold Crabapple – Malus ‘Hozam’, Morton Arboretum acc. 410-2004*2

Holiday Gold is well known for disease resistance. Cultivar is named for its golden fruit.

HOLIDAY GOLD (‘Hozam’) is an open-rounded, yellow-fruited crabapple tree that typically matures to 18′ tall and spreads to 14′ wide. It is noted for its white flowers, yellow fruit and good disease resistance. Pink buds open in spring to fragrant white flowers. Flowers are followed by yellow crabapples, usually blushed with rose, that hang in clusters along the branches. Fruits mature in fall and  provide showy winter interest.

Holiday Gold Crabapple blossomsHoliday Gold Crabapple, Morton Arboretum acc. 410-2004*2, photos by Bruce Marlin

Family Rosaceae – Rose Family; Fruit Trees
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