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Malus ‘Almey apple’

Apple ornamental

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & September
  • Height5m to 8.5m
  • Spread5m to 8.5m
  • Growth HabitUpright round
  • Flower ColourDark pink, white
  • Leaf ColourRed-purple

Description

Malus ‘Almey apple’ (Apple ornamental). This deciduous, rounded tree produces oval, red-purple leaves when young, maturing to dark green. In late spring, dark pink flowers with white centres appear, followed by long-lasting, orange-red crab apples.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Origin

Europe, USA and Asia

Interest and use

Grown for their fragrant flowers, fruits, foliage and autumn colour.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Sandy, Poor quality
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Cultivation

They will prefer a cool, moist climate with full sun with fertile, well-drained, loamy soil, you must protect from strong winds. In winter, cut out dead or diseased wood and prune to maintain a balanced branch stem.

Propagation

You can propagate by budding in late summer or by grafting in mid-winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

This tree's crab apples are prone to getting apple scab.

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