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Malus 'Velvet Pillar™' (Velvetcole)

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More About Velvet Pillar™ ('Velvetcole')

  • Upright, pyramidal habit with ascending branches
  • Pink buds open to single, pale pink flowers before the leaves emerge
  • Flowers are followed by medium-sized, deep red crabapples
  • Leaves are dark purple in the summer, turning burgundy in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

3-4 m

Colour:

Pink
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Velvet Pillar™ 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 are attractive to birds.


Velvet Pillar™ ('Velvetcole') 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

Attributes

Fall Color
Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Purple
Burgundy

Landscape uses

Specimen

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