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Malus 'Louisa'

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Malus 'Louisa' - Louisa Crab Apple

Malus 'Louisa' - Louisa Crab Apple

More About 'Louisa'

  • Upright, weeping, growth habit with outward, pendulous branches
  • Red buds open to single, pink flowers before the leaves emerge
  • Flowers are followed by small, yellow crabapples
  • Leaves are green in the summer, turning yellow-orange in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

3-4 m

Spread:

2-3 m

Colour:

Pink
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Louisa Crabapple Growing and Maintenance Tips

As a weeping cultivar, it will add unusual character to a landscape. 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.


'Louisa' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Fruit
Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Weeping

Foliage Color

Orange
Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Malus 'Louisa'

Malus scheideckeri 'Red Jade'

Malus scheideckeri 'Red Jade'

Red Jade Crabapple