Malus ioensis ‘Plena’ – Flowering Crab Apple

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Probably the most commonly planted of all Crab Apples, predominantly for its excellent spring floral display, this small growing tree also features very good autumn colour. The Bechtel Crab Apple is a good choice for small to medium landscape projects or where space is limited.

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Description

Betchels Crab Apple 

Malus ioensis ‘Plena’

HEIGHT: 6.0m

WIDTH: 5.0m

*height & width at maturity

FORM: Rounded, spreading

GROWTH RATE: Slow

FOLIAGE: Green leaves with distinct, coarsely serrated margins. Rich dark red and orange in autumn.

FLOWERS: An excellent display of mildly fragrant, double flowers appearing in late spring. The outer petals of the buds are a soft, delicate pink and open to large, white flowers. Abundant blossom.

FRUIT: Insignificant

DESCRIPTION: Probably the most commonly planted of all Crab Apples, predominantly for its excellent spring floral display, this small growing tree also features very good autumn colour. The Bechtel Crab Apple is a good choice for small to medium landscape projects or where space is limited.

LANDSCAPE USES: Excellent flowering tree suitable for small gardens, where space is restricted

TOLERANCES: Prefers slightly acidic, well drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Does not tolerate soils of high pH well.

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.

Spray for apple scab if required.

Additional information

Pot Size

100L bag, 150L bag, 25cm pot (10" pot), 33cm pot / 12" pot, 45L bag / 40cm pot, 75L bag / 50cm pot, Bare Root

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