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botanical name:
Malus x zumi 'Professor Sprenger'
Malus x zumi 'Professor Sprenger' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Golden crab apple
synonyms:  Malus 'Golden Hornet'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 7.00m
width: 7.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: orange
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Small tree forming a dense crown. Profuse, fragrant, white flowers opening from pink buds in spring, followed by long-lasting amber-orange fruits in autumn.

Self fertile, but may fruit better if more than one is planted.

other notes:
Introduced by Mr Doorenbos of The Hague, Holland, in 1950.

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