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Malus trilobata

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Malus trilobata Erect Crabapple, Lebanese Wild Apple,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Conical, Upright

Attractive rare variety of crabapple, with an upright conical habit and maple-like leaves turning burgundy and yellow in late Autumn. Large white flowers appear in Summer. Great to use as a feature tree or plant in groups for a impact. Grows approx 5-7m tall x 3-5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

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 Europe

Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Green, Red, Yellow
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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