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Barbara

Barbara

Malus Barbara is best known for its bright crimson flowers, which emerge alongside dark copper-coloured leaves.  The leaves turn to light copper and then green over the summer, contrasting with small purple fruitlets in the autumn.

Malus

Barbara crab-apple trees for sale

  • 2-year half-standard pot-grown tree £34.45
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

Barbara characteristics

  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Beginner
    • Attractive features:Attractive flowersAttractive fruitAutumn foliage colourScented flowers
    • Growth habit:Upright-spreading
    • Height after 10 years:2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Flower colour:Pink - dark
    • Flowering month:April
    • Flower form:Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Leaf colour - summer:Green
    • Leaf/Flower sequence:Leaves and Flowers appear together
    • Fruit colour:Purple
    • Pruning:Light prune
    • Growth rate:Average
  • Identification

    • Fruit size:Small
    • Annual cycle:Deciduous
  • Using

    • Wildlife:Attractive to birds

How to choose a crab-apple tree

We list more than 40 different crab-apple trees. Choosing can be difficult! See our article explaining the different characteristics of crab-apple trees which will help you narrow down the selection.