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Malus tsc Belmonte

Malus tschonoskii 'Belmonte'

Crab Apple

Description: Medium-size tree with a broad pyramidal, eventually almost round crown. The glossy blue green leaves turn shades of purple to orange in the autumn. Small white flowers appear in clusters on the plant in April through May, followed by yellow-brown apple-shaped fruits

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 Blue Green Foliage
Text Traditional

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune