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Malus purpurea

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Malus purpurea

Malpur
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
A11
Size: 20cm
Available: 3
$/Unit (EX GST): $17.80 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $19.58 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Malus purpurea Crabapple,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Rounded, Upright

Description:
Wonderful flowering crab apple, red buds open to purple flowers in Spring followed by clusters of round, shiny, burgundy fruit. Growing approx. 4m tall x 3m wide, a great choice for small gardens or commercial use. Green foliage turns orange in autumn adding to seasonal interest. Fruit can be used for making jelly and jam.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Edible Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Rust

Cultural Notes: Prefers rich, well-drained soils but adapts to most. Plant in a full sun to semi-shade position. Drought tolerant once established. Prune during Winter.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Orange, Purple
Flower Colour: Purple, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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