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Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel'

Malus x robusta 'Red Sentinel'

Also known as

Crab Apple Tree 'Red Sentinel', Apple Tree 'Red Sentinel'

Sierappel Red Sentinel (Malus x robusta) by Rasbak (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

5a-8b

USDA zone

-29°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

8m

4m

Min

4m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel' Overview

This medium-sized deciduous tree produces single white flowers in spring which develop into clusters of cherry-like, glossy, deep red fruits which persist well into winter providing a vibrant display throughout Autumn.

Common problems with Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel'

How to harvest Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel'

Fruit can be collected in autumn

How to propagate Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel'

Budding

Grafting

Special features of Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel'

Attractive flowers

Attractive fruits

Attracts useful insects

Other uses of Crab Apple 'Red Sentinel'

Suits being included in planting schemes for urban gardening providing architecture. It can be grown in containers or the borders of informal cottage style gardens.