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Flowering cherry
Frilly Frock

Crab-apples
Evereste

Flowering cherry
Amanogawa

Flowering cherry
Accolade

Apple trees
Rubinette

A small weeping ornamental cherry tree, ideal for small gardens.Malus Evereste is a popular traditional crab-apple with masses of white blossom, then red-yellow fruits.A popular columnar flowering cherry, also known as the Flagpole Cherry.An impressive spreading ornamental cherry tree, with light pink double-flowers.Considered by many to be the best-tasting apple ever, Rubinette has a perfect sweet / sharp flavour.
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Flowering cherry
Frilly Frock
Crab-apples
Evereste
Flowering cherry
Amanogawa
Flowering cherry
Accolade
Apple trees
Rubinette
Picking seasonLate
Late
CroppingLight
Keeping1-2 months
Fruit persistencePersistent
Normal ripening
Useful forEating fresh
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Growing


Flowering cherry
Frilly Frock
Crab-apples
Evereste
Flowering cherry
Amanogawa
Flowering cherry
Accolade
Apple trees
Rubinette
Gardening skillBeginner
Beginner
Beginner
Beginner
Average
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Not self-fertile
Flowering group3
3
Pollinating othersGood
Average
PloidyDiploid
Diploid
VigourSlightly small
Slightly small
Average vigour
Average vigour
Weak growing
Bearing regularityRegular
Regular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Problems


Flowering cherry
Frilly Frock
Crab-apples
Evereste
Flowering cherry
Amanogawa
Flowering cherry
Accolade
Apple trees
Rubinette
Disease resistanceGood
Average
Good
Good
Poor
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
FireblightSome susceptibility
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Climate


Flowering cherry
Frilly Frock
Crab-apples
Evereste
Flowering cherry
Amanogawa
Flowering cherry
Accolade
Apple trees
Rubinette
Climate typeTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Temperate climates
Mild damp climates
Warm climates
Temperate climates
Warm climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Frost resistance of blossomSome resistance
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Identification


Flowering cherry
Frilly Frock
Crab-apples
Evereste
Flowering cherry
Amanogawa
Flowering cherry
Accolade
Apple trees
Rubinette
Country of originJapan
Japan
United Kingdom
Switzerland
Period of origin1800 - 1849
1900 - 1949
1950 - 1999
Flowering monthMarch
April
May
April
Flower colourPink - light
White
Pink - light
Pink - light
Pink - light
Fruit colourOrange / Red
Orange flush
Fruit sizeAverage
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Merit
RHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Merit
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