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botanical name:
Malus 'Evereste'
Malus 'Evereste' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Crab apple
synonyms:  Malus 'Perpetu'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 7.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: conical
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red & yellow
stem/bark: brown
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
description:
Small deciduous tree of neat, broadly conical habit with oval, occasionally lobed, deep green leaves. Freely produced white flowers opening from red buds in late spring, followed by orange-yellow fruits becoming strongly red flushed as they ripen, about 2.5cm across.

cultivation:
Any reasonable, well drained soil in sun. Should attain a size of about 5m by 4m in 20 years.

usage:
Suitable for small gardens.
The fruit is edible and good for making preserves.

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