Common Name: Crab apple
Cultivar: 'Red Sentinel'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Moist
Flowering period: April to May
This beautiful crab apple is covered with white flowers in late spring. In autumn, it gives another show. At this time, the tree is covered in orange-yellow fruits that ripen to a rich glossy red. Under plant with spring flowering bulbs to tie in with the tree in bloom or autumn interest to highlight the fruiting season. A versatile tree in many styles of garden, it also looks pretty with taller wild flowers planted underneath.
Looks good with:Anthriscus sylvestris 'Ravenswing'