Standard Malus 'Toringo Scarlett' 30l Pot 8/10 Girth

Code: TR016730L
Standard Malus 'Toringo Scarlett' 30l Pot 8/10 Girth
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Standard Malus 'Toringo Scarlett' 30l Pot 8/10 Girth
Standard Malus 'Toringo Scarlett' 30l Pot 8/10 Girth

The Malus 'Toringo Scarlett' is one of the most stunning dark leaved ornamental crab apples. The combination of deep purple leaves with vibrant pink/ red flowers creates a wonderfully rich and colourful spring show in abundance. Toringo scarlett is sure to give your outdoor space deep and rich tones throughout the seasons. The fruit of this crab apple are deep red in colour resembling a large cherry and add interest to the tree as they hang on long after the leaves begin to fall

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.

 

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