|Grid reference||ST 17745 77052|
|Common name||Siberian crab 'Jackii'|
|Origin||North east Asia|
|Status||Wales Champion 2017|
|Height||10M August 2017|
|Girth||126cm August 2017|
This tree is at the south end of the Apples group and west of the main path.
General tree description for Malus baccata 'Jackii'
Malus baccata 'Jackii' is a cultivar of Malus baccata with large (up to 11cm long), deep green, elliptical leaves. Its flowers and fruits are also larger than the Malus baccata type. The flowers are white and very fragrant, appearing in mid to late spring. The fruits are glossy red, 1cm across, ripening in late summer or early autumn and persisting into winter. The autumn leaves are a golden yellow.
General tree description for Malus baccata
Malus baccata is a small to medium sized tree, growing up to 15 metres in height. It has a rounded shape that becomes wide spreading with age. The bark is brown and closely cracked, and the leaves matt green, elliptic in shape. Fragrant white flowers from pink buds appear in mid spring with the new leaves. The fruits are small, berry-like, and bright yellow or red.