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Tree comparisons

Crab-apple trees
Red Obelisk

Malus Red Obelisk is a compact upright crab-apple with white flowers, purple / green leaves, and red fruits.


Crab-apple trees
Red Obelisk
Gardening skillBeginner
Attractive featuresAttractive fruit
Growth habitUpright
Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
WildlifeAttractive to birds


Crab-apple trees
Red Obelisk
Flower colourWhite
Pink - light
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Flowering monthApril
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnGreen
Fruit colourRed
Fruit sizeAverage
Fruit persistenceRipens over a period
Food usesJam / Jelly
Country of originBelgium
Annual cycleDeciduous