Description: A conical tree with dark green lobed leaves and large soft pink to white flowers. Small red and yellow fruits, rather like mini apples, holding well into winter. An excellent pollinator for apples.
History: Named after Eve Reste and introduced around 1980. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Malus Growing Tips: Crab Apples are self-fertile, and very useful as pollinators for a variety of fruit trees. Full sun or part shade lover, best grown in fertile, moist, deep, loamy soils. Requires minimal pruning in late winter or spring to remove damaged, diseased or misplaced growth.
Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 4m