A selection of trees with persistent fruits lasting through the autumn.
Also known as Malus Adirondack. A dwarf upright crab-apple with masses of light-pink / white flowers.
A typical Mountain Ash or Rowan, with particularly persistent red berries.
A small slow-growing upright crab-apple, with bronze-green leaves, beautiful dark pink flowers with white centres, and maroon fruits in the autumn.
The Cut-leaf Rowan, an excellent form of the native Mountain Ash, orange-red berries, and highly feathered leaves.
Autumn Spire (Flanrock) is a columnar rowan with yellow fruitlets and excellent autumn colour.
A pretty and graceful spreading tree with a mass of pink / white flowers, and small red fruits.
Flowering dogwood trees
An upright spreading form of the American dogwood, with white blossom and variegated leaves.
A neat attractive Rowan with bright green leaves and dusky pink berries.
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.
Named for its attractive light copper-coloured fruitlets, Copper Kettle is easy to grow and takes up little space.
Malus Coralburst is a naturally compact crab-apple with a superb blossom display and small persistent yellow-orange fruitlets.
A new weeping crab-apple with dusky pink blossom and small dark red fruitlets.
Croft Coral is a small rowan tree but the fruits are an orange coral colour rather than the usual red,
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.
Donald Wyman is a classic white-flowered crab-apple, with very small red fruits, which persist into mid-winter.
This rowan has bluish-green leaves which turn orange-red in the autumn.The fruitlets are red, and persist well into winter.
Emiel has long leaves, with silvery-green undersides, turning orange in autumn.
Malus Evereste is a popular traditional crab-apple with masses of white blossom, then red-yellow fruits.
A particularly upright form of the Mountain Ash, and one of the most disease-resistant.
Gibbsii grows with a neat spreading columnar form, sprinkled with clusters of bright red fruits in the autumn.
A small compact rowan with an upright form, notable for its bright pink fruitlets and feathered leaves.
Glendoick White Baby is a superb tree for autumn colour, with large bright white berries and bright red leaves.
Malus Golden Hornet has pink / white blossom then small yellow crab apples which hang on late in the year.
Malus Gorgeous has pink/white blossom and spherical cherry-like red fruits which are good for jelly.
An excellent all-round crab apple, with attractive bronze leaves, dusky pink blossom, and small persistent red fruits.
White blossom followed by large orange-red fruits which are ideal for making crab-apple jelly.
An unusual species of Sorbus, the leaves are particularly attractive for their white undersides.
John Mitchell is a popular whitebeam, notable for its large white-green leaves.
A small rowan, with distinctive pale yellow fruitlets. Also one of the best for autumn colour.
An unusual rowan, with light pink blossom, and white fruitlets, which are larger than usual for rowans.
Lemon Drop is a small whitebeam tree, with the characteristic white undersides to its leaves. As the name suggests, the fruitlets are bright yellow.
A good all-round small rowan tree, with good autumn colours and cascades of pink fruitlets.
A small rowan with a spreading habit, large feathered leaves, and bright pink berries.
A very upright rowan tree, with pretty pink fruitlets.
Pink Pagoda features clusters of pale pink fruits in late summer, and good autumn foliage colours.
A small upright rowan tree with clusters of pink-flecked white fruitlets.
This rowan tree is named for the the black colour of its winter buds. It also features yellow autumn leaves and orange berries.
Red Bird features bright white flowers, orange / red fruits and good autumn leaf colours. It has a wider climate range than other rowans.
A deservedly popular crab-apple, Malus Red Sentinel has classic white apple blossom and a profusion of tiny scarlet persistent fruits.
An unusual small rowan tree, featuring clusters of dark-pink very persistent berries.
A small rowan tree with white-pink flowers and cascades of pink berries.
Malus Rudoph features very large single deep pink flowers, and small dark purple fruits.
Malus toringo Scarlett is an ornamental crab apple with bronze leaves, dusky pink blossom, and dark red fruitlets.
A little-known whitebeam species, it features the classic downy grey-green leaves, and russeted fruitlets in autumn.
A species of rowan featuring pink/white fruitlets and good autumn colours.
A classic rowan tree with pink berries and good autumn leaf colours.
Similar characteristics to Sorbus vilmorinii, not quite as vigorous, but heavier fruiting.
A broad spreading rowan with bright orange fruitlets and autumn foliage.
One of the more spreading smaller Rowan species, with orange/red autumn leaf colours, and clusters of small orange fruilets.
The main feature of this Rowan trees is the pink fruitlets, which turn white as autumn progresses. It is one of the smaller Sorbus species, but also one of the more spreading.
A little-known Whitebeam from the Himalayas, featuring large silver-green leaves and yellow-orange berries.
A small rowan tree with an upright form and golden yellow clusters of fruits, and strong autumn colours.
Malus Wedding Bouquet features ivory-white blossom and tiny red berry-like fruitlets.
A modern English crab-apple with white star-like flowers followed by attractive russeted fruitlets.
A good-sized yellow-fruiting mountain ash, with a spreading form.