Malus Comtesse de Paris crab apple trees

Malus Comtesse de Paris crab-apple tree
RHS AGM for Malus Comtesse de Paris

Comtesse de Paris is a popular crab-apple with white blossom in the spring, small neat dark green leaves, and bright yellow crab-apples in the autumn. This is one of the most "persistent" crab-apples - the fruitlets remain on the tree well into December.

Malus Comtesse de Paris crab apple trees for sale

Delivery from week commmencing 6th April (when showing as in stock)

Mature size*Supplied asPriceQuantity

Pot-grown fruit trees

Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years)2-year - 12l pot - Semi-vigorous rootstock £36.45

Bare-root fruit trees

Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years)1-year - bare-root - Semi-vigorous rootstock £19.95Sold outalert me

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Malus Comtesse de Paris


  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 5?
  • Pollinating others: Good?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Slightly small?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Fruit persistence: Persistent?
  • Flowering season: Late
  • Attractive fruit
  • Overall disease resistance: Average?


  • Country of origin: France
  • Fruit colour: Yellow
  • Blossom colour: White
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Best sellers?


  • Temperate climates
  • Tolerates cold winters
  • Mild / damp climates?
  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Malus Comtesse de Paris

Malus Comtesse de Paris is in flowering group 5. Malus Comtesse de Paris is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, although fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

Like most crab-apples it blooms over a long period and is therefore a good pollinator for other apple and cider-apple varieties flowering at the same time.

How to grow Malus Comtesse de Paris crab apple trees

Comtess de Paris is also a very good pollinator of late-flowering apple trees and cider-apple trees.

Botanical name

Malus sp. 'Comtesse de Paris'

UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.

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