Crab Apple

Tree No 55a

Crab Apple

Malus atrosanguinea Gorgeous

To read more about Rik Wade click here This tree was planted in November 2019 in memory of Rik Wade 1939 – 2018.

It is a cross between Malus hallina and Malus sieboldii . It has abundant bright red fruit and has been chosen to provide maximum winter food for birds and animals in the winter. It is also grown for its ability to produce Crab Apple Jelly as the fruit have a high pectin level.