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Anne E. Flowering Crab*

Malus 'Anne E.'

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Anne E. Flowering Crab (Malus 'Anne E.') at Alsip Home and Nursery

Anne E. Flowering Crab fruit

Anne E. Flowering Crab fruit

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* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  10 feet

Spread:  12 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Other Names:  Roseybloom, Crabapple

Description:

A beautiful small garden accent tree with an artistically weeping habit; covered in showy white flowers in spring with a hint of crimson around the edges, dark green leaves are curiously cupped; a perfect weeping accent for the front garden

Ornamental Features

Anne E. Flowering Crab is covered in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers with crimson edges along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive crimson flower buds before the leaves. The fruits are showy red pomes carried in abundance from early to late fall. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall.

Landscape Attributes

Anne E. Flowering Crab is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Anne E. Flowering Crab is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Anne E. Flowering Crab will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Fruit  Plant Form  Attracts Wildlife 
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