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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.

Barbara crab-apple trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £25.00
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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  • 22-year pot-grown tree £44.50
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries from 30th November for pot grown or December onwards for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).


Barbara characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAttractive fruitAutumn foliage colourScented flowers
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Flower colourPink - dark
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf/Flower sequenceLeaves and Flowers appear together
  • Fruit colourPurple
  • Fruit sizeSmall
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

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.