Malus ‘Gorgeous’ Flowering Crab Apple
Malus x atrosanguinea ‘Gorgeous’
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Upright & open when young, becoming rounded & spreading with age
GROWTH RATE: Slow
FOLIAGE: Dark green turning to golden in Autumn
FLOWERS: White-pink flowers in mid-spring, borne from a pink bud. An excellent floral display
FRUIT: Highly ornamental fruit. Appears in late summer to early Autumn & is crimson-red in colour. Remains on the tree until early Winter
DESCRIPTION: A highly ornamental small tree valued for its excellent white spring display and its crimson-red fruit. A good choice for small landscapes where space is restricted.
LANDSCAPE USES: Excellent flowering tree suitable for small gardens, where space is restricted
TOLERANCES: Adaptable to a wide range of conditions but best in deep, rich, well drained soils and a position in full sun. Quite good resistance to apple scab.
TREE CARE: Flowering and fruit display best in full sun. Best in deep, rich, well drained soil. Resistant to apple scab and powdery mildew and requires little or no spraying.