Malus 'Veitch's Scarlet'

Malus 'Veitch's Scarlet'

Description: Grown for the spring blossom of Apple trees and also for the oval purple plum like apples in late summer which are very ornamental and particularly good for making crab apple jelly 

Uses: Garden situation, suited for the back of a border or as a specimen.

Climate/Position: Full sun or partial shade.

Height/Spread: Small tree reaching only 7m x 6m.

Soil Requirements: Moist well drained soil moderately fertile.

Pruning: Minimal pruning except for removing any damaged or crossing branches which should be undertaken in January February when tree is dormant.

Special Requirements: For best fruiting results then plant other Malus nearby ( or check if the neighbour has a Malus tree!) to ensure good pollination. This results in regular and more prolific fruiting.

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