The Pink Profusion Crabapple Tree boasts lively pink flowers during spring with colorful foliage throughout all seasons!
Beginning in the early spring months, bright red buds transition into dark pink flowers that shoot out from all sides of the branches of the Profusion Pink Flowering Crabapple Tree. The deep pink blossoms ultimately change into the bright red fruit that both birds and humans alike love to eat. Profusion Crabapple tree fruit matures at 1/2 inch in diameter in size and can be turned into jams or jellies for a sweet treat! The medium sized red flowers & Malus profusion fruit will attract pollinators like butterflies and birds into your garden to feast on the sweet flower nectar and their fruiting offspring.
Malus ‘Profusion’s’ new foliage emerges in a reddish purple tint and eventually fades to light green during summer and fall. As temperatures fluctuate, the green foliage will fade to shades of bronze or amber to put off some outstanding fall color! Being a deciduous tree, the leaves will fall to the ground during winter.
Use the Profusion tree as a focal point in your yard where the beautiful flowers can be seen. This fast growing tree is highly tolerable of air pollution and is a great choice to plant in city parks, alongside roads as a street tree, or in yards where the year round colors can be enjoyed. It is highly pest & disease resistant making it easy to grow.
Pink Crabapple Tree Care
Best grown in well drained, slightly acidic soil that is rich in nutrients – although it is extremely adaptable to many soil types and planting conditions. Full sun is encouraged to promote the multitude of blooms and fruit production throughout the growing seasons.
Grow the crabapple tree across the United States in USDA zones 4-8. It is very cold hardy and tolerant of the heat as well. Once established, the Malus profusion trees are drought tolerant.
The mature size of the Malus Profusion flowering Crabapple tree is up to 15-30 feet tall and 20-30 feet wide. It gets very large so choosing a site with the proper room is essential to keeping your new ornamental tree healthy and happy. The Profusion flowering Crabapple tree growth rate is moderate up to 1-2 feet per year.
When to Prune Crabapple Trees?
Most crabapple varieties should be pruned annually to maintain desired size and shape. The best time to prune a crabapple tree is in late winter when the branches are bare and you have good visuals on the structure. Remove any crossed or dead branches to encourage new growth.
The Dark Pink Crabapple tree is an excellent addition to your yard for both blankets of violet red flowering delight and to invite beautiful birds and pollinators!
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Malus × moerlandsii 'Profusion'
- Attractive blooms & foliage
- Cold hardy
- Self pollinating
- Low maintenance