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botanical name:
Malus x robusta 'Persicifolia'
Malus x robusta 'Persicifolia' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Peach-leaved Crab Apple
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 6.00m
width: 6.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
main season: Autumn
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Deciduous tree of spreading habit with long lance-shaped, deep green leaves. White flowers in late spring followed in autumn by abundant small ovoid, long-lasting, bright red fruits.

cultivation:
Moderately fertile, well drained soil, preferably in full sun.

propagation:
From seed or by grafting

other notes:
Originally from northern China, probably a naturally occuring hybrid

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