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Zumirang Flowering Crab*

Malus 'Zumirang'

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Zumirang Flowering Crab (Malus 'Zumirang') at Alsip Home and Nursery

Zumirang Flowering Crab fruit

Zumirang Flowering Crab fruit

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

Height:  20 feet

Spread:  18 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Other Names:  Roseybloom, Crabapple

Description:

A beautiful accent tree with showy white flowers which emerge from pink buds, an abundance of tiny red fruit in fall, and rich purple-red foliage all season long; use as a color accent tree in the landscape

Ornamental Features

Zumirang Flowering Crab is blanketed in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive pink flower buds before the leaves. The fruits are showy red pomes carried in abundance from early to mid fall. It has deep purple foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding orange in the fall.

Landscape Attributes

Zumirang Flowering Crab is a deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. 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 is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Disease

Zumirang Flowering Crab is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Shade

Planting & Growing

Zumirang Flowering Crab will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

This tree 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  Shade 
Applications
Flowers  Fruit  Fall Color 
Ornamental Features
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