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Belmonte

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

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £49.95
    In a 7L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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History

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.