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Crab apple trees
Comtesse de Paris

Crab apple trees
Admiration

Crab apple trees
Laura

Crab apple trees
Butterball

Plum trees
Victoria

Comtesse de Paris can be considered as an improved Golden Hornet. It features the same white blossom and persistent yellow fruitlets, but grows with a better form.Also known as Malus Adirondack. A dwarf upright crab-apple with masses of light-pink / white flowers.Malus Laura is a very upright dwarf crab-apple, with bronze leaves, crimson blossom and maroon fruitlets.Malus Butterball is named for its bright yellow fruits, which are also good for crab apple jelly.Victoria is the definitive English plum, attractive fruit, good for eating, outstanding flavour for cooking.
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Growing


Crab apple trees
Comtesse de Paris
Crab apple trees
Admiration
Crab apple trees
Laura
Crab apple trees
Butterball
Plum trees
Victoria
Gardening skillBeginner
Beginner
Beginner
Beginner
Average
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Self-fertile
Self-fertile
Self-fertile
Self-fertile
Flowering group5
3
2
3
3
Pollinating othersGood
Good
Good
Good
Good
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Temperate climates
Mild damp climates
Warm climates
Temperate climates
Temperate climates
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Using


Crab apple trees
Comtesse de Paris
Crab apple trees
Admiration
Crab apple trees
Laura
Crab apple trees
Butterball
Plum trees
Victoria
Picking monthOctober
November
Picking seasonVery late
Very late
Late
Late
Mid
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
CroppingGood
Heavy
Good
Heavy
Heavy
Food usesCulinary
Culinary
Eating fresh
Culinary
Dual purpose
Cling-stoneFreestone
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Problems


Crab apple trees
Comtesse de Paris
Crab apple trees
Admiration
Crab apple trees
Laura
Crab apple trees
Butterball
Plum trees
Victoria
Disease resistanceAverage
Good
Average
Average
Poor
SilverleafVery susceptible
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Identification


Crab apple trees
Comtesse de Paris
Crab apple trees
Admiration
Crab apple trees
Laura
Crab apple trees
Butterball
Plum trees
Victoria
Country of originFrance
United States
United Kingdom
United States
United Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
1950 - 1999
1950 - 1999
1800 - 1849
Flowering monthMay
April
May
Fruit colourYellow
Red
Yellow
Red
Fruit sizeAverage
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Garden Merit
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