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Centurion® Crabapple

Malus x 'Centzan'

Pronunciation: ro-ZAY-see-ee MAY-lus
SKU #03057
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Very cold hardy flower buds burst open in early spring to masses of rose-red blossoms that mature to cherry red fruit in fall. The disease resistant foliage emerges reddish green and matures to a bronze-green. Upright when young, branches spread out as it ages. Deciduous.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water during dry spells.
Blooms Early Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing; reaches 25 ft. tall, 15 to 20 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Pollenizer, Showy Fruit, Edible, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Rounded
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Espalier, Privacy Screen
Design Ideas This trees small stature make it perfect for the home landscape. Use it as a specimen or plant several as a backdrop to the formal garden in low lying, moist areas. Add color to mixed beds with this tree, but plant clear of structures and walkways. This tree will spread somewhat at maturity and drop fruit. Can be easily trained as a fruit bearing espalier.
Flower Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Lilac (Syringa); Arborvitae (Thuja); Barberry (Berberis); Weigela (Weigela); Dogwood (Cornus); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga)
CARE
Care Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed before new spring growth appears. Thin heavy crops in early summer to prevent breakage or damage. Prune as needed to remove dead or damaged wood, or maintain smaller size.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.