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Malus 'John Downie' ** PROMOTION **
Crab Apple 

Malus 'John Downie' ** PROMOTION **
Common name

Crab Apple

Group

Trees

Family

Rosaceae

Description

Crab Apple. The best fruiting crab apple tree with white flowers opening from pale pink buds in late spring followed by attractive orange and red fruits. Max Height 10m. Max Spread 6m. Flowers May to June. Fruits July. Full sun. Hardy. Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser.

Characteristics

Growth habit
Conical
Fragrance
No
Hardiness
Hardy
Toxicity
Harmful if eaten/skin and eye irritant

Size

Growth speed
Fast
Ultimate height
10m
Ultimate spread
6m

Colour

Flowers
White in May; June
Foliage
Green - Deciduous
Fruit
Orange; Red in July
 

Growing your plants

Aspect
Full sun Shelter from cold drying winds
Soil
Fertile
Moisture
Moist; Well drained
Propagation
Grafting
Usage
Specimen
Planting
Back-fill with soil mixed with peat substitute and a suitable fertiliser

Caring for your plants

Pruning
Winter; Late Summer Remove any dead or diseased wood; Only prune if required to keep shape
Maintenance
Stake and tie; Feed; Mulch
Care
Keep moist in first year
Pests & diseases
Aphids; Powdery mildew; Red spider mite; Scab; Honey fungus; Fireblight

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The web price shown includes a web only discount of 10%. All prices are exclusive of VAT.

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Regular PROMOTION Rootballed 18-20 EHS --- £382.13 £ 2