Malus Profusion Improved crab apple trees

  • Pick: Early-season
  • Flowering group: 2
  • Self-fertile

Malus Profusion is an ornamental crab apple which makes a compact tree.

As the name suggests, it flowers profusely, with an abundance of crimson pink blossom.

The fruits are dark red and persist on the tree into late autumn, hanging in clusters like cherries. They are popular with birds, and also have some culinary value, although they are very small.

Some of our trees are Malus Profusion Improved - as the name suggests this is an improved strain, which has better disease resistance and a more lobed leaf shape.

Order now for delivery week commencing 3rd November 2014 onwards (pot-grown) or December (bare-root).

Malus Profusion Improved crab apple trees for sale

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Pot-grown fruit trees  (Deliveries Sept 2014 - April 2015)

Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 2-year - 12l pot - Semi-vigorous rootstock  Profusion Improved £28.95

Bare-root fruit trees  (Deliveries November 2014 - February 2015)

Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - Semi-vigorous rootstock  Profusion Improved £18.45

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Malus Profusion Improved

    Growing

  • Gardening skill: Easy?
  • Fertility: Self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 2?
  • Pollinating others: Good?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Growth habit: Spreading
  • Fruit persistence: Persistent?
  • Attractive tree
  • Attractive blossom
  • Attractive fruit
  • Overall disease resistance: Average?

    Identification

  • Fruit colour: Red - dark
  • Blossom colour: Crimson
  • Leaf colour: Bronze


Pollination guide for Malus Profusion Improved

Malus Profusion Improved is in flowering group 2. Malus Profusion Improved is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, although fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

Like most crab-apples it blooms over a long period and is therefore a good pollinator for other apple and cider-apple varieties flowering at the same time.


Botanical name

Malus moerlandsii 'Profusion Improved'




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