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Evereste crab-apple

Evereste is a popular crab-apple with masses of white blossom, then red-yellow fruits.

Evereste crab-apple identification images

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USDA identification images for Evereste

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2021 season

    • 3rd May  2021  - tree owned by J in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    2020 season

    • 3rd May  2020  - tree owned by J in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    2019 season

    • 4th April  2019  - tree owned by J in Birmingham, United Kingdom

    2017 season

    • 2nd April  2017  - tree owned by J in Birmingham, United Kingdom

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    • Species: Malus species - Crab-apple


    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Popularity: Best sellers
    • Annual cycle: Deciduous
    • Fruit size: Average


    • Picking season: Late
    • Fruit persistence: Persistent
    • Wildlife: Attractive to birds
    • Food uses (ornamental plants): Jam / Jelly


    • Gardening skill: Beginner
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Pollinating others: Good
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Vigour: Slightly small
    • Bearing regularity: Regular
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Attractive features: Attractive flowers
    • Attractive features: Attractive fruit
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Growth rate: Average
    • Attractive features: Scented flowers


    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
    • Cold hardiness (RHS): H6 (to -20C)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cold (< 20C / 67F)

    Other qualities

    • Disease resistance: Average

    Where to buy trees

    The following tree nurseries offer Evereste crab-apple trees for sale:

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