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Malus floribunda crab-apple


Malus floribunda is a species of crab-apple, often known as the Japanese crab-apple.  The profuse blossom is pink when it starts, opening to white - similar to most regular apple varieties.

Malus floribunda has been used by researchers in the development of a number of modern apple varieties, because it has natural resistance to scab, a common disease of mainstream apples



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We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet.

Origins

  • Species: Malus species
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2063

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Red
  • Fruit colour: Yellow / Gold
  • Fruit size: Very small

Growing

  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering period: Early-Mid season
  • Flowering group: 2
  • Fertility: Self-fertile
  • Pollinating others: Good
  • Vigour: Slightly small
  • Gardening skill: Average
  • General disease resistance: Good

Also known as

  • Japanese Crab

Offspring of this variety



Where to buy trees

The following fruit tree nurseries offer Malus floribunda crab-apple trees for sale:


Where to buy fresh fruit

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