Malus ‘Louisa’ Malus

Malus

Description: A charming graceful tree, one of the best weeping Malus, forming an umbrella shape. Dark green, glossy leaves, rose coloured buds opening to true pink flowers. Small lemon-gold ripening to golden-orange fruit festoon the branches in the autumn.

History: Named by Polly Hill, Martha’s Vineyard, MA for her daughter.

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): 3m x 2m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Weeping
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: April
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • S Size: Small
  • Scented flowers
  • Replacement prune

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