|Grid reference||ST 17766 77029|
|Common name||Crab apple 'Butterball'|
|Status||GB National Champion 2017|
|Height||7M August 2017|
|Girth||77cm August 2017|
This tree is at the south end of the Apples group and west of the main path.
General tree description
Malus 'Butterball' is a small, spreading tree with drooping branches. Its leaves open grey-green in spring and mature to bright green. White flowers flushed with pink appear in late spring with the leaves. The fruits are 2 to 3cm round apples, yellow with a red-orange flush.