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botanical name:
Malus x robusta 'Red Sentinel'
Malus x robusta 'Red Sentinel' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
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common name:  Crab apple
synonyms:  Malus 'Red Sentinel'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 7.00m
width: 7.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
main season: Autumn
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Broadly upright deciduous tree with ovate deep green leaves. White flowers in late spring followed by small, long-lasting fruits, yellow-flushed red at first, ageing to glossy dark red.

Moderately fertile, well drained soil, preferably in full sun.

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