Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||MAY-lus sar-JEN-tee-eye|
|Lore||While crabapples are usually to sour to eat fresh, they have been used to make jams and jellies.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Densely branched form reaching 8 to 12 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||A perfectly sized accent tree for front yard foundation planting. Use along fence lines and in mixed borders for seasonal changes. A valuable habitat plant that provides late season fruit for birds. Adapts very well to rural and suburban homesites requiring little care. May be used in institutional landscapes seeking a more ecologically sensitive approach to planting.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage|
|Growth Habit||Compact, Rounded|
|Landscape Use||Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Tree & Shrub Food|
|Special Feature||Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8