Malus Directeur Moerlands Profusion Improved crab apple trees

Malus Profusion is an ornamental crab apple which makes a compact tree.

As the name suggests, it flowers profusely, with an abundance of crimson pink blossom.

The tiny crimson fruitlets persist on the tree into late autumn. They are popular with birds, and also have some culinary value.

Malus Directeur Moerlands Profusion Improved crab apple trees for sale

Deliveries start December 2018.

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity
Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - Semi-vigorous rootstock 24.00

    Delivery period: Trees are delivered between November and March. However it is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you. If you live in an area with very cold winters please let us know so that we can scheduled delivery for early spring.

    *Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

    Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

    Summary features of Malus Directeur Moerlands Profusion Improved

    Growing

    • Gardening skill: Average?
    • Fertility: Self-fertile?
    • Flowering group: 2?
    • Pollinating others: Good?
    • Ploidy: Diploid?
    • Bearing regularity: Regular?
    • Growth habit: Spreading
    • Fruit persistence: Persistent?
    • Attractive tree
    • Attractive blossom
    • Attractive fruit
    • Overall disease resistance: Average?

    Uses

    Identification

    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Blossom colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Bronze

    Climate

    • Planting position: Full sun preferred

    Pollination guide for Malus Directeur Moerlands Profusion Improved

    Malus Directeur Moerlands Profusion Improved is in flowering group 2. Malus Directeur Moerlands Profusion Improved is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, although fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible tree of a different variety nearby.

    Like most crab-apples it blooms over a long period and is therefore a good pollinator for other apple and cider-apple varieties flowering at the same time.

    Botanical name

    Malus moerlandsii 'Directeur Moerlands Profusion Improved'