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Profusion Flowering Crabapple

Common Name:  Profusion Flowering Crabapple        

Scientific Name: Malus x moerlandsii ‘Profusion’

Location: Spalding Circle

Size: 2.5 inches diameter at breast height

Profusion Flowering Crabapple, "Malus x moerlandsii ‘Profusion’" location on map

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.