Malus baccata 'Jackii' at Bute Park

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Malus baccata 'Jackii'
early September 2016

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Malus baccata 'Jackii'
May 2018

Grid reference ST 17745 77052
Common name Siberian crab 'Jackii'
Origin North east Asia
Deciduous Yes
Status Wales Champion 2017
Tag 2394
Height 10M August 2017
Girth 126cm August 2017
Reference 526

This tree is at the south end of the Apples group and west of the main path.

Malus baccata 'Jackii' flower1

Malus baccata 'Jackii' flowers
early May 2018

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Malus baccata 'Jackii' flowers
early May 2018

Malus baccata 'Jackii' leaf2

Malus baccata 'Jackii' leaves
early May 2018

Malus baccata 'Jackii' bark

Malus baccata 'Jackii' bark
early August 2017

Malus baccata 'Jackii' fruit

Malus baccata 'Jackii' fruit
early August 2017

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Malus baccata 'Jackii' fruit
early September 2016

Malus baccata 'Jackii' leaf

Malus baccata 'Jackii' leaves
early August 2017

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.