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Tree comparisons



Crab-apple trees
Butterball

Malus Butterball is named for its bright yellow fruits, which are also good for crab apple jelly.
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Growing


Crab-apple trees
Butterball
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive fruit
Scented flowers
VigourAverage vigour
Useful forPatio growing
PruningLight prune
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Disease resistanceAverage
Gardening skillBeginner
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Identification


Crab-apple trees
Butterball
Country of originUnited States
Flower colourWhite
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Flower sizeMedium
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourYellow
Annual cycleDeciduous
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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Using


Crab-apple trees
Butterball
Fruit persistenceRipens over a period
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Attractive to birds
Food usesJam / Jelly
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