Deciduous – Sheds Its Leaves Annually
Full Sun – Prefers 6 or more hours of sun per day.
Frost Hardy – Can Handle frost without damage.
Moderate Watering – Requires Regular Watering.
High Maintenance – Requires Regular Maintenance.
Pruning Required – Needs to be Pruned.
Non Indigenous – Exotic to South Africa.
August September October In spring it is covered with crimson buds that open to white and pale bluish flowers.
Japanese flowering crab-apple
|Uses in landscape design||
It is ideal for cold gardens.
This tree carries yellow and red fruits.
Well-drained, acid soil.
|Interesting planting ideas||
Plant African marigolds, blue flax, chives, clover, foxgloves, nasturtiums, wallflowers around apple trees, they act as protection and and tonic.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. which is true, apples have pectin in them, that helps to clear irradiation from the body. Its high vitamin and mineral content, especially vitamin C, makes it a wonderful health food.
Japannese blomappel (A)
Malus x floribunda 'Atropurpurea' bears single, small red flowers in spring and has dark blue berries. Malus 'Oekonomierat Echtermeyer', the weeping crab-apple, grows to approximately 5m tall. Its long, pendulous branches bear masses of bright red apple blossoms in spring and red fruit in autumn. The best of the weeping cultivars. M. purpurea 'Aldenhamensis' bears a profusion of semi-double, wine-coloured flowers in spring and masses of purple-red fruits in autumn. M. x scheideckeri is very free-flowering and bears masses of slightly fragrant, semi-double, pink-and-white flowers followed by yellow fruits.
- Botanical name: Malus floribunda
- Common name(s): Japanese flowering crab-apple
- Categories: Fruits and Vegetables, Trees
Remarkably beautiful and probably the most sought-after crab-apple for the garden, it has long, arching branches. In spring it is covered with crimson buds that open to white and pale bluish flowers. Yellow and red fruits follow. Like all the crab-apples, it is ideal for cold gardens.
Botanical Pronunciation: MAY-lus flore-ih-BUN-duh
Malus floribunda requirements and features
Requires moderate maintenance.
August September October
In spring it is covered with crimson buds that open to white and pale bluish flowers.