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Crab-apples
Red Sentinel

A deservedly popular crab-apple, Malus Red Sentinel has classic white apple blossom and a profusion of tiny scarlet persistent fruits.
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Growing


Crab-apples
Red Sentinel
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group2
Pollinating othersGood
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
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Using


Crab-apples
Red Sentinel
Picking seasonLate
Useful forCulinary
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Problems


Crab-apples
Red Sentinel
Disease resistanceGood
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Climate


Crab-apples
Red Sentinel
Climate typeTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Crab-apples
Red Sentinel
Flower colourWhite
Fruit colourRed
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Merit
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