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Red Obelisk

  • Red Obelisk crab apple blossom
  • Red Obelisk crab apples
  • Fruit colour: Red

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.

Malus

Red Obelisk crab-apple trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.95
    Semi-vigorous rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

Red Obelisk characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking season:Late
    • Cropping:Good
    • Fruit persistence:Ripens over a period
    • Useful for:Culinary
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Beginner
    • Self-fertility:Self-fertile
    • Flowering group:4
    • Pollinating others:Good
    • Vigour:Slightly small
  • Climate

    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:Belgium
    • Flowering month:April
    • Flower colour:White
    • Fruit colour:Red
    • Fruit size:Average