Crab apple trees will blossom ornately in springtime, and bear nice, decorative fruit in autumn The Red Obilisk is ideal for planting in gardens. The Appollo is a regular mini apple tree and is also suitable for terraces or balconies. Both variations are highly resistant to disease.
The Malus has few requirements pertaining to soil and location. These trees flourish both in a sunny and in a more shaded location. It suffices to cut back sagging branches and branches growing inward (shape pruning).