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Rosehip

  • Rosehip crab-apples
  • Rosehip crab-apple blossom
  • Fruit colour: Orange / Red

Malus Rosehip is a new crab-apple, which has white blossom in spring and large red fruitlets.

This is a good variety if you are interested in making crab-apple jelly.

Malus

Rosehip crab-apple trees for sale

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

History

The obvious visual similarity between the rosehip-like fruits of crab-apples such as Rosehip and the rosehips of wild roses demonstrates the close relationship between roses and apples - they both belong to the botanical family Rosaceae.

Rosehip characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking season:Late
    • Cropping:Good
    • Useful for:Culinary
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Beginner
    • Self-fertility:Self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Pollinating others:Good
    • Ploidy:Diploid
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Average
  • Climate

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

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Flower colour:White
    • Fruit colour:Orange / Red
    • Fruit size:Large