Another charming crab apple is this variety “Van Eseltine”. At the end of April / beginning of May it produces profusion of scarlet red spherical buds on long stalks which open to semi double and double pink flowers with yellow stamens. Fruits are small ornamental red-flushed yellow apples. Leaves are mid green, obovate.The form of this crab apple is rather columnar with irregular branching from the base. It is soil tolerant and fully hardy.
Chlumec 23, 382 32 Velešín, Czech republic