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Malus sargentii

Malus 'Tina' is a naturally dwarf crab-apple that will reach a mature height of around 1.5m or so. It makes a good feature in a small garden, or as a focal point for an area in a larger garden. It is also a good choice if you need a small crab-apple to grow in a patio container.

The spring blossom is white with golden anthers in the centres. The small autumn fruitlets are bright red.

Tina crab-apple trees for sale

  • Top-worked pot-grown tree £61.00
    In a 11.5L pot
    Very small size (< 1.5m after 10 years)
You can now pre-order for next season.

How to grow

Malus Tina is usually disease-free, easy to grow, and stays small and compact.


Malus Tina was developed in the USA but it is thought the original seedling came from Japan.

Tina characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAttractive fruitAttractive tree / plant
  • Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
  • Height after 10 yearsUp to 1.5m / 5ft
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateSlow
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Fruit colourRed
  • Fruit sizeSmall
  • Country of originUnited States
  • 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.