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Chinese Crabapple

Malus prunifolia

Also known as

Crab Apple, Plum-Leaf Apple, Plumleaf Crab Apple, Pear-Leaved Crabapple

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

9m

Max

8m

6m

Min

6m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Chinese Crabapple Overview

A spreading deciduous tree from China. Bears elliptic to ovate, dark green and white, richly fragrant flowers in mid spring. Grows to a height of 9m.

Common problems with Chinese Crabapple

How to propagate Chinese Crabapple

Budding

Propagate by budding in summer or grafting in winter.

Grafting

Other uses of Chinese Crabapple

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