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Malus Royal Beauty
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Malus 'Royal Beauty'

Crab Apple

Description: A small weeping tree with slender hanging reddish purple stems. Leaves are copper-red when young becoming dark green, purplish beneath. Deep red-purple flowers are followed by small dark red fruits.

History: In cultivation since 1980. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

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): 2m x 2m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Purple Green Foliage
Text Weeping

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune