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Flowering crabapple

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Flowering crabapple (Malus 'Autumn Delight')
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray)

Onglets

Botany

Origin and description

Often fragrant flowers in spring
Decorative fruit attract birds
Some cultivars have purple or bronze foliage, a weeping or columnar habit or attractive fall colour.
Height: 2 to 8 m (depends on cultivars)
Spread: 1 to 7 m (depends on cultivars)

Common name

Flowering crabapple

Latin name (genus)

Malus sp.

French common name

Botanical family

  • Rosaceae
Horticulture

Growing conditions

Exposure: full sun

Type of soil: rich, cool, well-drained, slightly acidic to neutral

Hardiness zone: 2 to 5 (depends on cultivars)

Average grower

Choose cultivars with good disease resistance

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