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Tree comparisons


Crab-apple trees
Guardsman

A very upright columnar species of crab-apple, with white flowers and small green fruitlets.
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Growing


Crab-apple trees
Guardsman
Gardening skillBeginner
Attractive featuresAttractive tree / plant
Autumn foliage colour
Scented flowers
Growth habitUpright
Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
PruningDo not prune
Growth rateSlow
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Identification


Crab-apple trees
Guardsman
Flower colourWhite
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Flowering monthJune
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnYellow / Crimson
Orange / Red
Fruit colourGreen
Fruit sizeSmall
Annual cycleDeciduous
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