Crab apple

Malus 'Evereste'

Crab apple - Malus  'Evereste'

Common Name: Crab apple
Genus: Malus
Cultivar: 'Evereste'

Category: Trees
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting/colourful ornamental fruit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 7.50 m (750 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 7.50 m (750 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Masses of cup-shaped white flowers from red buds in late spring followed by large red-flushed orange-yellow fruit and dark green leaves. This pollution tolerant crab apple is an ideal ornamental tree for a small urban garden. Conical in shape, it flowers and fruits best in full sun.

  • Garden care: When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Removed dead, diseased and crossing branches while the tree is dormant.


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