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Siberian Crab Apple – Malus baccata

(60 seeds)

$2.95

White flowers and bright red fruit are stunning.

With beautiful white flowers and miniature, bright red fruit, this species will offer interest all year round. Great for an informal upright style, it also has small leaves which make it ideal as a bonsai.  
 

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With beautiful white flowers and miniature, bright red fruit, this species will offer interest all year round. Great for an informal upright style, it also has small leaves which make it ideal as a bonsai.  

Bonsai Location

Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Medium

Bonsai Styles

Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Additional Features

Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Fragrant

In the Garden

With a rounded canopy and spreading branches, this species is grown as an ornamental and much loved for it’s profusion of beautiful flowers in spring. It also produces masses of small 2cm fruit that are delicious and can be eaten fresh or dried.

Propagation

This species is native to most of Northern and Central Asia and will do very well in areas with cool winters. The tree has a liking for acidic soils but will grow adequately in most soils. Preferring full sun, the Crab Apple will also benefit from regular pruning, rewarding you with more flowers and fruit.

Common Name:Siberian Crab Apple
Scientific Name:Malus baccata
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 60
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:White
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Medium
Bonsai Styles:Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:5-10m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Deciduous
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Fragrant
Growing Information

In the Garden

With a rounded canopy and spreading branches, this species is grown as an ornamental and much loved for it’s profusion of beautiful flowers in spring. It also produces masses of small 2cm fruit that are delicious and can be eaten fresh or dried.

Propagation

This species is native to most of Northern and Central Asia and will do very well in areas with cool winters. The tree has a liking for acidic soils but will grow adequately in most soils. Preferring full sun, the Crab Apple will also benefit from regular pruning, rewarding you with more flowers and fruit.

Product Details
Common Name:Siberian Crab Apple
Scientific Name:Malus baccata
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 60
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic, Neutral
Soil Type:Loam, Saline, Sand, Silt
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Flower Colour:White
Bonsai Location:Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Medium
Bonsai Styles:Informal Upright, Slanted Trunk
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:5-10m
Tree Full Width:5-10m
Foliage:Deciduous
Foliage Colour:Green
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Additional Features:Attracts Birds, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Fragrant

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