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Malus Rudolph
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Malus 'Rudolph'

Crab Apple

Description: A small tree of upright habit with glossy bronze-red, later dark bronze-green leaves on red young shoots. Rose-red flowers, deeper in bud, followed by long-persistent, orange-yellow oblong fruits.

History: Raised by F.L Skinner, Canada in 1954.

Malus Growing Tips: Crab Apples are self-fertile, and very useful as pollinators for a variety of fruit trees. Full sun or part shade lover, best grown in fertile, moist, deep, loamy soils. Requires minimal pruning in late winter or spring to remove damaged, diseased or misplaced growth.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m

General attributes

Text Purple Green Foliage
Text Traditional

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Open space planting Open space planting
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune
Disease resistance Disease resistance