Malus floribunda Malus

Malus

Japanese Crab

Description: A very pretty tree in flower, displaying crimson buds opening to white and pale blush petals which come earlier than most varieties. Small, red-yellow fruit in autumn.

History: Introduced from Japan in 1862. 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): 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Scented flowers
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Replacement prune
  • Flowering month: April
  • S Size: Small

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