Summer 2024Pre-orders are now open. Deliveries will begin again in September for pot grown trees and December for bare-rooted or mixed tree orders.
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NUVAR® Marble crab apple trees

Malus
NUVAR Marble
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Blossom colour: White
  • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
A modern English crab-apple, with large fruits, ideal for early-season crab-apple jelly.

NUVAR® Marble crab apple trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year 7L pot-grown tree Semi-vigorous rootstock £54.50
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
  • PG22-year 12L pot-grown tree Semi-vigorous rootstock £60.50
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Malus NUVAR® Marble is a modern crab-apple developed in the UK. The white blossom and upright tree are attractive, but the main appeal is the large fruitlets, which ripen early in the season, and are ideal for making crab-apple jelly.

History

NUVAR® Marble was developed by John Breach, a grower in Kent in the 1970s. It is related to the popular Discovery apple, and inherits that variety's good horticultural characteristics and disease resistance.

NUVAR® Marble characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersGood
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates

Using

  • Picking seasonEarlyMid
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Food usesCulinary

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Blossom colourWhite
  • Fruit colourOrange / Red