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Tree comparisons



Magnolia
Fairy Cream

Rowan
Beissneri

Magnolia
Fairy White

Crab-apple trees
Red Sentinel

Crab-apple trees
Evereste

Fairy Cream is a semi-evergreen Magnolia with creamy white cup-shaped flowers.Beissneri is a compact form of the Common Rowan, with red berries and good autumn colours.Fairy White is a small semi-evergreen Magnolia with long-lasting pure white cup-shaped flowers.A deservedly popular crab-apple, Malus Red Sentinel has classic white apple blossom and a profusion of tiny scarlet persistent fruits.Malus Evereste is a popular traditional crab-apple with masses of white blossom, then red-yellow fruits.
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Growing


Magnolia
Fairy Cream
Rowan
Beissneri
Magnolia
Fairy White
Crab-apple trees
Red Sentinel
Crab-apple trees
Evereste
Gardening skillBeginner
Beginner
Beginner
Beginner
Beginner
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
RHS AM
RHS AGM (current)
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Scented flowers
Attractive flowers
Attractive fruit
Attractive tree / plant
Autumn foliage colour
Attractive flowers
Scented flowers
Attractive flowers
Attractive fruit
Attractive tree / plant
Attractive flowers
Attractive fruit
Scented flowers
Growth habitUpright-spreading / Vase
Upright
Upright-spreading / Vase
Upright-spreading / Vase
Upright
Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
SunlightPrefers full sun
Prefers full sun
PruningPrune after flowering
Prune after flowering
Growth rateFast
Average
Fast
Average
Average
Site conditionsSheltered site
Free-draining site
Coastal site
Occasional flooding
Windy site
Sheltered site
Free-draining site
WildlifeAttractive to birds
RHS Plants for Pollinators
Attractive to birds
Attractive to birds
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Identification


Magnolia
Fairy Cream
Rowan
Beissneri
Magnolia
Fairy White
Crab-apple trees
Red Sentinel
Crab-apple trees
Evereste
Flower colourCream
White
White
White
White
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Single flower (5-8 petals)
Flowering monthApril
May
June
April
June
July
Leaf colourGreen
Green
Green
Green
Green
Leaf colour - autumnGreen
Yellow
Green
Leaf/Flower sequenceLeaves appear first
Leaves appear first
Leaves appear first
Fruit colourRed
Red
Orange / Red
Fruit sizeAverage
Fruit persistencePersistent
Persistent
Persistent
Food usesJam / Jelly
Jam / Jelly
Country of originNew Zealand
Germany
New Zealand
Annual cycleEvergreen
Deciduous
Evergreen
Deciduous
Deciduous
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