Malus ‘Red Obelisk’® Crab Apple

Description: A compact upright tree when young, 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

Attributes

  • Flowering month: April
  • Tree shape: Conical
  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Purple / Green
  • S Size: Small
  • Replacement prune
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Scented flowers

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