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Rosehip

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)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


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

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersGood
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingGood
  • Useful forCulinary
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourOrange / Red
  • Fruit sizeLarge