Common Name: Princeton Cardinal Crab Apple Tree
Latin Name: Malus 'Cardinal'
Soil: Fertile, well-drained soil
Position: Full sun or partial shade
Flowering period/colour: April / Intense pink flowers
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Height and spread in 10 years: 5m x 3m
Special features: Small deep red fruits in the autumn.
Malus 'Cardinal' or 'Princeton Cardinal' is a superb crab apple from the US which becomes laden with intense pink flowers in mid April. The dark almost black leaves change to glossy red in the summer followed by small, deep red fruits in the autumn. This tree is great for attracting wildlife in both the spring and autumn and has a very good disease resistance.
This Crab Apple Tree is supplied in a 10 litre container suitable for planting all year round. The total height of this half standard tree is approximately 1.8-2.2m (6-7ft).
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An example of one our half standard Malus trees can be seen to the left.
All of our trees and shrubs are grown in the UK to the highest standard. Every order comes complete with planting instructions and a guide to looking after your purchase.
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