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White Star crab apple trees

Malus
White Star
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Blossom colour: White
  • Fruit colour: Russet
  • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
A modern English crab-apple with white star-like flowers followed by attractive russeted fruitlets.

White Star crab apple trees for sale

Sorry we have not produced any trees of this variety this season.

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 'White Star' is a modern English crab-apple. In spring it features a mass of star-like white flowers, whilst in the autumn it produces medium-sized golden russeted crab-apples. These stay on the tree until early winter and are useful for feeding wildlife.

The tree grows fairly quickly, and with a pleasing upright spreading shape.

How to grow

Malus 'White Star' is easy to grow and generally untroubled by diseases.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Malus 'White Star' was developed by English fruit enthusiast Hugh Ermen. All his crab-apple and apple varieties tend to make good easy-growing garden trees.

White Star characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersGood
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates

Using

  • Picking seasonVery late
  • CroppingGood

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Flowering monthAprilMay
  • Blossom colourWhite
  • Fruit colourRussetYellow / Orange