CRAB APPLE

Flowering Crab Apple John Downie - Not Available 2019

Malus John Downie

DESCRIPTION:

Pink buds opening to single white flowers in mid Spring. Excellent fruit crops of large bright orange/red fruit, suitable for Crab Apple Jelly. Green foliage changing to yellow and orange in Autumn.

HEIGHT x WIDTH:

4 metres x 4 metres

SHAPE:

Upright spreading

FOLIAGE:

Green changing to yellow and orange in Autumn

FLOWERS:

Single white flowers in mid Spring.

FRUIT:

Large orange red fruit

COMMENTS:

Excellent fruit cropper, suitable for crab apple jelly.

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.