Standard Malus 'Profusion' 30l Pot 8/10 Girth

Code: TR015930L
Standard Malus 'Profusion' 30l Pot 8/10 Girth
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Standard Malus 'Profusion' 30l Pot 8/10 Girth
Standard Malus 'Profusion' 30l Pot 8/10 Girth

The Malus x moerlandsii 'Profusion' as the name would suggest, produces an abundance of beautiful pink flowers and small clusters of cherry-like fruits which hang on into the winter. ‘Profusion’ therefore is sure to give your outdoor space deep and rich tones throughout the seasons. The fruit of ‘Profusion’ is particularly good for jam and jelly making or a delicious snack for any hungry wildlife during those cold winter months.Pollution tolerant, the Profusion crab apple is sure to add a burst of colour to your garden and a delight to your taste buds.

As a five year old tree, this crab apple already has a good root base established. However, the tree will require some attention for the first year as it recovers from the transplant shock, so regular watering is advised. Strong growth will resume after this period, and you should see your tree edging towards full maturity over the next 3-5 years.

We deliver straight to you door, which is just as well because this huge tree wouldn't fit in most vans, let alone the average family car. And the best thing about this is, we only charge £4.99 for delivery, and you'll have your tree within 2-3 working days of ordering - no one else on the web offers a service like this for trees of this size!

Characteristics

  • Arrives as: 30l Pot
  • Approx. Height on Arrival: 170-220cm
  • Girth Of Main Stem: 9-10cm
  • Tree is approx 5 years old
  • Flower Colour: Pink/ purple/ red
  • Foliage Colour: Purple to Green
  • Approx. Growth Height: 4-5m
  • Flowering Period: Summer
  • Tolerance: Frost tolerant, fairly drought tolerant once established
  • Growing Habit: Bushy
  • Hardiness: Fully hardy
  • Exposure: Exposed, sheltered
  • Rate of Growth: Fast
  • Scented: Barely
  • Wildlife friendly - attracts bees and other pollinating insects

Requirements

  • Light Requirements: Full sun/ partial shade
  • Soil Requirements: Neutral, clay, loam, sand
  • Moisture: Moist, well-drained, moderately fertile

Caring and Maintenance

Water young trees regularly until roots are well established. Trim annually from mid to late summer. Apply some fertilizer in spring in order to promote healthy growth and a good crop. Optionally, mulch in spring. Check tree ties regularly and loosen any if necessary to avoid rubbing of the stems.

Planting

  • Planting Distance: 8m

Suited to almost all, well-drained and moderately fertile soils with pH between 6.5 and 7.5 in an exposed or sheltered location in full sun.
Before planting your tree, clean up all wandering weeds and keep a clean ring around the tree base. Water well during the first year until well established.

Autumn is the best season for planting trees, as the soil moisture and heat allow easier and faster root establishment and regeneration of damaged root systems.

 
Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 5.0/5 (1 review)

Rating: 5/5

"The tree was once a great condition and was slightly taller than the listed from-to height predicted maximum and arrived pruned into a lovely shape. It’s still early days (planted 3 weeks ago), but it is coping well with the move so far and looks great. Hopefully it will grow out into the tree that they have obviously taken care of and I’ll have a spectacular feature in my front garden."

Reviewed Thursday, 21 June 2018

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