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Malus Red Obelisk®
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Malus 'Red Obelisk' ®

Crab Apple

Description: A compact upright tree with light pink flowers followed by attractive, conical, red fruits. Foliage is purplish-brown at first, later becoming dark green. Good for crab apple jelly.

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): 3m x 1m

General attributes

Text Purple Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune