Malus x purpurea – Pink Flowering Crab Apple
Malus x purpurea
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Upright, spreading
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
FOLIAGE: Dark purple to green foliage
FLOWERS: Single, claret red flowers with yellow stamens.
FRUIT: Dark red to purple fruit hanging in bunches. Excellent for crab apple jelly
DESCRIPTION: Single claret red flowers with yellow stamens. Blossom time is mid Spring, followed by dark red fruit which are excellent for Crab Apple Jelly. Dark purple to green foliage.
LANDSCAPE USES: Excellent flowering tree suitable for tight spaces where lateral gorwth 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