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botanical name:
Malus hupehensis
Malus hupehensis © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Hupeh crab
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 9.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Fairly large growing for a crab apple. Pink buds opening to large white fragrant flowers. Small red fruits in autumn.

From seed - which come true to the parent as the tree is an apomictic triploid and does not fertilisation by another tree.

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