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Malus floribunda - 'Profusion' (Japanese Crab Apple)

Malus floribunda - 'Profusion' (Japanese Crab Apple)

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Type Tree, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Small Tree (1.5 to 3m height)
Colours Red Flowers (Spring), Red Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Malus floribunda Description

Malus floribunda is planted for its massed display of pink white spring blossom. But this ornamental crab grows to become a handsome tree in its own right, so dare to think beyond the blossom, which is sadly short lived. Much planted as a reliably tough street tree it is equally suited to garden planting.


Malus floribunda - Cultivation Notes

This is a slightly taller growing flowering crab which will flourish in any reasonably fertile well drained soil in full sun or light shade. This crab will tolerate a cold spot but avoid planting in very exposed locations. Prune to shape during the winter months but avoid excessive pruning. Grows to a maximum height of around 10 metres.


Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage


Strengths of Malus floribunda:

  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Design & Plant Use for Malus floribunda:

  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
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