|Grid reference||ST 17803 77051|
|Status||Wales Champion 2016|
|Height||7.5M May 2016|
|Girth||75cm May 2016|
This tree is on the east side of the Apple group, by the canal and close to the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
The tag on this tree is number 1952 which is actually that of Malus 'Chilko'. It should be number 1953.
General tree description
Malus 'Van Eseltine' is a hybrid of Malus x arnoldiana and Malus spectabilis. It is a small upright tree with a narrow crown and flowers in spring with the emerging leaves. The flowers are red in bud, then pink-white, 3.5 to 5cm across. The fruits are yellow and 2cm across.