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Malus Coralburst
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Malus 'Coralburst'

Crab Apple

Description: A naturally very dwarf variety with an upright spreading form, ideal for patios. The coral pink buds open to pretty double rose pink flowers followed by persistent small yellow/bronze fruit in the autumn. 

History: An open pollinated seedling of M. sieboldii, developed by Ross in 1968. Previous name of 'Coralcole'

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): 2.5m x 1m

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
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Ornamental attributes

Very small tree size after 10 years Very small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio