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Sargent Crabapple

Malus sargentii

Pronunciation: MAY-lus sar-JEN-tee-eye
SKU #01016
4-8

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OVERVIEW
Description Fragrant, single red buds open white amid green, deeply lobed foliage. Bright red fruit follows later in the season and persists into the winter. Attracts birds. A mounding, wide-spreading dwarf-size tree that fits well into most landscapes.
Light Full sun
Watering Once established water during dry spells.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Densely branched form reaching 8 to 12 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, Ornamental Berries, Compact Form, Benefits Birds
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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 Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants This little crabapple belongs with later flowering shrubs such as Preziosa Hydrangea, (Hydrangea serrata 'Preziosa'), Petite Plum Crepe Myrtle, (Lagerstroemia indica 'Monimp'), Blue Satin Rose of Sharon, (Hibiscus syriacus ''Marina') and Balboa Sunset Trumpet Vine, (Campsis radicans 'Monbal').
CARE
Care 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.
HISTORY
Lore While crabapples are usually to sour to eat fresh, they have been used to make jams and jellies.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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