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Red Obelisk crab apple trees

Malus
Malus Red Obelisk is a compact upright crab-apple with white flowers, purple / green leaves, and red fruits.

Red Obelisk 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 £43.50
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
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Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Semi-vigorous rootstock £27.95
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
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Malus 'Red Obelisk' is a medium-size but very upright crab-apple. The young leaves are bronze, turning to dark green. The blossom is white, and the large conical fruits are good for making crab-apple jelly.

Red Obelisk characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersGood
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds

Using

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Food usesCulinary

Identification

  • Country of originBelgium
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Fruit colourRed
  • Fruit sizeAverage