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Malus 'Rudolph'

Crab apple

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Key information

Plant type

Deciduous tree

Flower colour



Flowers, Fruit



Skill level


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Plant details

An excellent choice for medium-size gardens because of its upright shape. This crab apple has a nice mix of bronze-red young spring leaves (turning dark green), late spring rose-red flowers, and a long show of striking, oblong, orange-yellow fruit from autumn into winter. It thrives in a wide range of soils, and while it is quite happy in partial shade, the leaves have a better bronze-red colour in full sun.

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Malus

Cultivar: Rudolph

Plant type: Deciduous tree

Flower colour: Rose

Feature: Flowers, Fruit

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 700cm

Spread: 400cm

Time to plant: October to March

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