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Malus x zumi - 'Professor Spienger' (Flowering Crab, Malus)

Malus x zumi - 'Professor Spienger' (Flowering Crab, Malus)
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Type Tree, Deciduous, Flowering
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Small Tree (1.5 to 3m height)
Colours White Flowers (Spring), Medium green Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance - Tough Plant
Hardiness Very hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Malus x zumi - Cultivation Notes

This tough small flowering tree 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. Prune to shape during the winter months but avoid excessive pruning.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Malus x zumi:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Provides valuable winter interest
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Design & Plant Use for Malus x zumi:

  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting

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