Malus hupehensis Description
An ideal compact small tree for the back of the border or smaller garden location Malus hupehensis delivers an incredible display of snow white blossom. This compact tree can be grown as a specimen and also produces masses of small red fruit in the autumn.
Malus hupehensis - Cultivation Notes
This tough flowering crab apple prefers a fertile well drained soil in full sun or light shade. Malus will tolerate a cold spot but avoid planting in windy exposed or very dry areas - preferring a sheltered spot where its blossom can remain intact and appreciated. Prune excessive growth during the winter months but avoid excessive pruning.
Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage
Strengths of Malus hupehensis:
- Sun loving drought tolerant plant
- Fruit / berry producing
- Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
- Tolerates cold exposed locations
- Tolerates heavy clay soils
Design & Plant Use for Malus hupehensis:
- Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting
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