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Malus 'Indian Summer'

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More About 'Indian Summer'

  • Upright, rounded to pyramidal, growth habit
  • Crimson buds open to single, deep pink flowers before the leaves emerge
  • Flowers are followed by medium, bright red crabapples
  • Leaves emerge purplish turning medium green in the summer
  • Foliage turns orange-red in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

Pink (deep)
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Indian Summer Crabapple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Use as a specimen, in small groups or mixed with other cultivars. Crabapples have visual appeal in the spring with their abundance of showy flowers. Added appeal lies in the fall and winter with their colourful fruit that is attractive to birds.


'Indian Summer' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Rounded
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Orange
Purple
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Malus 'Indian Summer'