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.|
|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').|
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