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  • crab apple
  • Eventual height: 5m
  • Eventual spread: 4m

Malus × moerlandsii 'Profusion'

crab apple

5 year guarantee Perfect for pollinators
10 lt pot (1.5-1.8m) £79.99
10 lt pot (1.5-1.8m) £79.99
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This plant is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Dusky, dark, purple-pink flowers smother the branches in late spring and are followed by cherry-like, reddish-purple edible fruit. The bronze-purple leaves mature to dark green with crimson veins. This vigorous, spreading, purple-leaved crab apple is best in full sun. Pollution tolerant, it makes a gorgeous tree for a sunny, urban site.

  • Garden care: When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Remove dead, diseased and crossing branches while the tree is dormant.
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