Malus ‘Crittenden’ Crab Apple

Description: An excellent small compact tree with attractive, pale pink flowers. Notable for its heavy crops of bright scarlet fruits, which persist throughout autumn into winter.

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): 2.5m x 1m

Attributes

  • Flowering month: April
  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • S Size: Small
  • Replacement prune
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Scented flowers

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