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Malus 'Christmas Holly'

Christmas Holly Flowering Crab

Flowering Crab

Comments

A vigorous and strong grower with showy white flowers and a well balanced branching habit; persistent bright red fruit remains effective through December for winter interest, a striking ornamental tree; slight susceptibility to scab and fireblight

Description

A vigorous and strong grower with showy white flowers and a well balanced branching habit; persistent bright red fruit remains effective through December for winter interest, a striking ornamental tree; slight susceptibility to scab and fireblight

Landscape Attributes

Christmas Holly 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 tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Christmas Holly Flowering Crab is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Shade

Planting & Growing

Christmas Holly Flowering Crab will grow to be about 30 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 30 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 5 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.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

30 feet

30 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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