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Malus

Botanical Name:

Malus

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Soil
Rich, Well-Drained, Loam, 5.8-7.0 pH
Heat Tolerant
95℉ / 35℃
Cold Tolerant
-22℉ / -30℃
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Tree, Shrub

Lifespan

Perennial Zones 3-8

Plant Height

13-39 ft / 4-12 m

Flower

Five petaled blooms that are white, pink, or red in color.

Fruit

Globose pome with five carpels arranged like a star.

Benefits
Ornamental

Magnificent trees that provide a vast multitude of colorful blooms.

Attracts

Bees

Warning

Seeds contain toxins.

Taxonomy

Order

Rosales

Family

Rosaceae

Genus

Malus

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