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Malus x purpurea

Forms a spreading densly branched tree, producing amazing masses of reddish purple blossom in Spring. During Autumn, produces a lot of small red fruit, that are like little cherries.  This crab apple is planted as a focal point for its blossom rather than the fruit which arent really usable.

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$30.00

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Specifications

Growth Habit Free standing tree growing to around 2 - 3.5m tall and 3-4m wide.
Rootstock Semi-Dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Normal chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Malus x purpurea

Malus x purpurea

Forms a spreading densly branched tree, producing amazing masses of reddish purple blossom in Spring. During Autumn, produces a lot of small red fruit, that are like little cherries.  This crab apple is planted as a focal point for its blossom rather than the fruit which arent really usable.