11 Apr Malus trilobata Lebanese Crab Apple
DESCRIPTION: A strong, upright growing, deciduous tree with dark green, slightly hairy leaves that turn brilliant shades of yellow, red and burgundy in autumn. White flowers have a pink flush and are followed by red-tinged, green fruit. Good alternative to an ornamental pear tree.
TREE CARE: Plant in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilise when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune to shape if necessary.