Malus trilobata – White Flowering Crab Apple
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Upright, pyramidal shape
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
FOLIAGE: Bright green maple-like leaves, which have 3 serrated deep lobes. Beautiful autumn tones of yellow, orange and red.
FLOWERS: Large single white
FRUIT: Small quantity of pale green/ yellow fruit are produced
DESCRIPTION: This Crab Apple is more widely known for its erect growth habit, making it very suitable for confined areas. Also the maple-like leaves, which have 3 serrated deep lobes. Flowers are white and only a few yellow fruits are produced. The foliage is bright green, darkening, and then changing to yellow, orange and red in beautiful Autumn tonings.
LANDSCAPE USES: Excellent flowering tree suitable for tight spaces where lateral growth is not restricted
TOLERANCES: Prefers slightly acidic, well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Protect from strong winds
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. Protect from strong winds