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Malus tschonoskii
Belmonte is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators

Belmonte is a form of the Japanese ornamental crab-apple species Malus tschonoskii. It features the same white blossom and small green/red fruitlets - and also the superb fiery orange autumnal leaf colours.

Belmonte crab-apple trees for sale

    Sorry we have not produced any trees of this variety this season.


    Belmonte is a seedling of Malus tschonoskii found at the Belmonte Arboretum in the Netherlands.

    Belmonte characteristics

    • Gardening skillBeginner
    • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAttractive fruitAttractive tree / plantAutumn foliage colourScented flowers
    • Growth habitUprightPyramidal
    • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • SunlightPrefers full sun
    • PruningLight prune
    • Growth rateAverage
    • Site conditionsSheltered site
    • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
    • Flower colourWhite
    • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
    • Flowering monthMay
    • Leaf colourGreen
    • Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Red
    • Fruit colourGreen / Red
    • Fruit sizeSmall
    • Country of originNetherlands
    • Annual cycleDeciduous

    Similar varieties

    • Malus tschonoskii
      Malus tschonoskii
      A traditional Japanese crab-apple species, with white blossom and superb autumn leaf colours.

    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.