Flowering Crabapple (Malus x moerlandsii 'Profusion') in the Apples Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 20-25 ft
Plant Spread: 20 ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Provides winter interest
Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Comments:
Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Apr 14, 2014 11:08 AM

A nicely growing tree. Has almost doubled in size in 3 years (from a little 4' tree to over 8'). Survives zone 5 w/o protection and doesn't get sunscalded in the winter. Newly emergent leaves are a deep wine color that green up slowly. Birds love the fruit in the winter.

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