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Crab apple trees
Evereste

Crab apple trees
Comtesse de Paris

Crab apple trees
Butterball

Evereste is one of the most well-known crab-apples, featuring white blossom and red-yellow fruits.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.Malus Butterball is named for its bright yellow fruits, which are also good for crab apple jelly.
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Growing


Crab apple trees
Evereste
Crab apple trees
Comtesse de Paris
Crab apple trees
Butterball
Gardening skillBeginner
Beginner
Beginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Self-fertile
Self-fertile
Flowering group3
5
3
Pollinating othersGood
Good
Good
PloidyDiploid
Diploid
Diploid
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Temperate climates
WildlifeAttractive to birds
Attractive to birds
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Using


Crab apple trees
Evereste
Crab apple trees
Comtesse de Paris
Crab apple trees
Butterball
Picking monthOctober
November
Picking seasonLate
Very late
Late
CroppingGood
Heavy
Food usesCulinary
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Problems


Crab apple trees
Evereste
Crab apple trees
Comtesse de Paris
Crab apple trees
Butterball
Disease resistanceAverage
Average
Average
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Identification


Crab apple trees
Evereste
Crab apple trees
Comtesse de Paris
Crab apple trees
Butterball
Country of originFrance
United States
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flowering monthMay
Fruit colourOrange / Red
Yellow
Yellow
Fruit sizeAverage
Average
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
RHS AGM (current)
RHS AGM (current)
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