Tree finder - trees which are good for wildlife

A selection of trees which provide fruit, pollen, or nectar for birds, animals and insects.

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    Crab-apple trees

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    Also known as Malus Adirondack. A dwarf upright crab-apple with masses of light-pink / white flowers.

    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering cherry trees

    Albertii is a compact flowering cherry, with prolific white blossom.

    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height 10 years: 1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Fruiting ornamental trees

    A small evergreen ornamental tree which produces edible fruitlets - commonly known as the Strawberry Tree.

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    Flowering cherry trees

    This beautiful flowering cherry has a graceful upright habit and white/pink blossom.

    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flowering cherry trees

    This form of the Japanese apricot has scented pink blossom which appears early in the spring.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Height 10 years: 1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
    • Flowering month: February
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Crab-apple trees

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

    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

    A pretty and graceful spreading tree with a mass of pink / white flowers, and small red fruits.

    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

    Also known as Princeton Cardinal, a bronze-leaved crab-apple with pink-red spring blossom and red fruitlets in the autumn.

    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
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    Crab-apple trees

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    Comtesse de Paris can be considered as an improved Golden Hornet. It features the same white blossom and persistent yellow fruitlets, but grows with a better form.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus Coralburst is a naturally compact crab-apple with a superb blossom display and small persistent yellow-orange fruitlets.

    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Fruit colour: Bronze
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering dogwood trees

    An unusual tree, with small yellow flowers in mid-winter, red fruitlets in summer, and tinted autumn foliage.

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    Crab-apple trees

    Directeur Moerlands (also known as Profusion Improved) is a classic crab apple variety, with dense clusters of deep pink blossom followed by small crimson berry-like fruitlets.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
  • Crab-apple trees

    Donald Wyman is a classic white-flowered crab-apple, with very small red fruits, which persist into mid-winter.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

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    Malus Evereste is a popular traditional crab-apple with masses of white blossom, then red-yellow fruits.

    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    A traditional crab-apple featuring a mass of white blossom in spring, followed by yellow crab apples.

    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

    Malus Golden Hornet has pink / white blossom then small yellow crab apples which hang on late in the year.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus Gorgeous has pink/white blossom and spherical cherry-like red fruits which are good for jelly.

    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

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

    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Fruit colour: Green
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus Harry Baker is a popular crab-apple with deep pink flowers and dark red fruits which are very good for crab-apple jelly.

    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

    An excellent all-round crab apple, with attractive bronze leaves, dusky pink blossom, and small persistent red fruits.

    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
  • Crab-apple trees

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    White blossom followed by large orange-red fruits which are ideal for making crab-apple jelly.

    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    John Downie is a traditional crab-apple, with white blossom and orange-red fruits, ideal for making crab apple jelly.

    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering cherry trees

    An excellent small compact blossom tree, featuring a mass of small white flowers, and good autumn colours.

    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height 10 years: Up to 1.5m / 5ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Flower size: Small
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    Crab-apple trees

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    Malus Laura is a very upright dwarf crab-apple, with bronze leaves, crimson blossom and maroon fruitlets.

    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus Louisa is a pretty weeping crab apple with light pink blossom and small yellow fruitlets.

    • Growth habit: Weeping
    • Fruit colour: Orange
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

    The Siberian crab-apple, noted for its exceptional cold-hardiness, disease-resistance, attractive blossom and clusters of cherry-like fruitlets in autumn,

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus floribunda is also known as the Japanese Crab. Pink / white blossom then red / yellow fruits.

    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    A traditional garden crab-apple from China, with white blossom and small red-tinged fruitlets, a good choice as a specimen tree.

    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Fruit colour: Green / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus transitoria is known as the Cut-leaf crab-apple, has a mass of small white flowers, and clusters of tiny yellow fruitlets.

    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    A modern English crab-apple, with large fruits, ideal for early-season crab-apple jelly.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering cherry trees

    An excellent small flowering cherry, with pale pink blossom, and interesting leaf colour in both spring and autumn.

    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flowering month: March
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
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    Crab-apple trees

    Malus Dolgo, also known as Pink Glow, offers early-season white flowers and very attractive dark pink fruits. It is exceptionally cold-hardy.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus Pink Perfection is a superb crab-apple with double pink scented flowers.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering cherry trees

    A form of the native English wild cherry, featuring which has double white flowers rather than single flowers.

    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Flower size: Medium
  • Crab-apple trees

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    Malus Prairie Fire is a medium-size upright crab-apple tree, notable for its dark pink flowers.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

    A well-proportioned crab-apple with profuse white blossom, and golden-orange fruitlets in autumn.

    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Fruit colour: Orange
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

    Malus Purpurea Evelyn is a purple-leaved form of the Prairie crab.

    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Fruit colour: Green / Yellow
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Dark purple
  • Crab-apple trees

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

    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

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    A deservedly popular crab-apple, Malus Red Sentinel has classic white apple blossom and a profusion of tiny scarlet persistent fruits.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

    Malus Rosehip features white blossom and large rosehip-shaped red fruits.

    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    Royal Beauty is a compact weeping crab apple with crimson blossom and small crimson berry-like fruitlets.

    • Growth habit: Weeping
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

    Malus Royalty has bright purple-red blossom, dark green-bronze leaves, and dark red fruitlets.

    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Red - dark
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
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    Crab-apple trees

    Malus Rudoph features very large single deep pink flowers, and small dark purple fruits.

    • Fruit colour: Purple
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

    Malus toringo Scarlett is an ornamental crab apple with bronze leaves, dusky pink blossom, and dark red fruitlets.

    • Fruit colour: Purple
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus Sun Rival is a popular weeping crab-apple, with pale pink blossom and small red berry-like fruitlets.

    • Growth habit: Weeping
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Leaf colour: Green
  • Crab-apple trees

    Malus Tina is a small spreading crab-apple, useful as a patio tree.

    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Crab-apple trees

    Malus Wedding Bouquet features ivory-white blossom and tiny red berry-like fruitlets.

    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
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    Flowering cherry trees

    A weeping form of the traditional Japanese Yoshino flowing cherry.

    • Growth habit: Weeping
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Crab-apple trees

    A modern English crab-apple with white star-like flowers followed by attractive russeted fruitlets.

    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
    • Fruit colour: Russet
    • Fruit colour: Yellow / Orange
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green