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Malus Butterball (Crab Apple)

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Produces masses of flowers in spring and colourful fruit in autumn

A spreading tree that appears to have arching branches due to the heavy crop of large glowing butter coloured fruit.

Plant details

Item Number: 521944

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  • Colour: Green
  • Suitable For: Patio
  • Features:
  • Size: 12L container

In depth plant information

Property Value
Plant type Ornamental tree
Flower colour
Season of interest Spring, Autumn
Evergreen No
Plant height 400 cm - 600 cm
Plant width 350 cm - 500 cm
Fragrant flowers No
Attracts bees Yes
Attracts butterflies Yes
Plant height in 5 years 300 cm
Hardiness zone (?) H6

Will perform best in these conditions

Property Value
Soil type Chalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
Light exposure Full sun, Part shade
Soil drainage Well drained, Moist
Planting site Cottage garden, Informal garden, Patio container, City garden

Delivered direct from Frank Matthews who deliver once a week. Orders placed by 12pm Monday will be delivered the same week, usually on a Wednesday or Thursday.  

Delivery costs £4.95, or is free on orders over £59.