Malus 'Jelly King'
(Crab Apple) An excellent choice of tree for edible crab apples, Malus 'Jelly King' is grown for its pretty, white flowers in spring and its large, orange-pink fruit in autumn.
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An excellent choice of tree for edible crab apples, Malus 'Jelly King' is grown for its pretty, white flowers in spring and its large, orange-pink fruit in autumn. These fruit are larger then those of the other crab apples listed here and particularly suitable for cooking and by all accounts make a great crab apple jelly!
- Position: Full sun.
- Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Flowering Period: April - May.
- Flower Colour: White
- Rate of Growth: Moderate.
- Habit: Malus 'Jelly King' grows to be a compact small tree rounded crown.
- Height: 4 - 5 m (13 - 16 ft)
- Spread: 4 m (13 ft).
- Notes: Malus 'Jelly King' can be pruned to shape in late winter or early spring if required.
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun
- Eventual Size
- Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy), Soil Type: Damp / Wet
- Special Features
- Flowering Season - Spring (March - May), Fruit - Edible, Fruit - Ornamental
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