Malus Barbara

Barbara
  • Flower colour: Pink - dark
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
  • Fruit colour: Purple

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 trees for sale

Order now for delivery from 8th January - you can always request a Christmas gift certificate to give on the day.

Item
Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
Quantity
2-year half-standard Barbara tree - in a 12L pot
2.5m-4m tall after 10 years
£34.45

Prices include VAT if applicable.


Barbara characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Attractive flowers Autumn foliage colour Scented flowers
  • Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • Growth habit: Upright-spreading
  • Growth rate: Average
  • Vigour: Average vigour
  • Pruning: Light prune
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners

Identification

  • Flowering month: April
  • Flower colour: Pink - dark
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flower size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Light copper
  • Fruit colour: Purple
  • Fruit size: Small
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous

Using

  • Wildlife: Attractive to birds

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