Aldenhamensis Flowering Crab Apple – Single Red
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Upright spreading
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
FOLIAGE: New foliage is purple-bronze, turning bronze-green in late Summer
FLOWERS: Single to semi-double wine red flowers
FRUIT: Prolific dark red crop
DESCRIPTION: Single to semi-double wine-red flowers that hang in clusters appear in mid Spring, followed by dark crimson red fruit. New leaves are purple-bronze, turning bronze green in late summer. This variety offers both the lovely blossom and abundant fruit.
LANDSCAPE USES: Excellent flowering tree suitable for most gardens.
TOLERANCES: Quite adaptable to a varied site conditions, but prefers moist, well drained fertile soils and a position receiving full sun to part-shade. Flowers best in full sun.
TREE CARE: Plant in full sun in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.