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Common Name: Profusion Flowering Crabapple
Scientific Name: Malus x moerlandsii ‘Profusion’
Location: Spalding Circle
Size: 2.5 inches diameter at breast height
Native to: Cloned cultivar
This tree typically grows to: 15 to 30 feet tall, and 20 to 35 feet wide
This tree prefers these conditions: Full sun, medium moisture
Special about this tree:
- Ornamental cultivar is generally disease resistant and tends to live up to its name in the spring, with profuse flowers
- Violet-red 1.5-inch flowers in spring
- Leaves emerge purple in spring, turn coppery-green in summer and may have decent red fall color.
- Small bright-red crabapples persist in fall and winter, to birds’ delight.
- Generally disease resistant.