Malus ioensis 'Klehm's Improved Bechtel'
Suitable Substitutions for Malus ioensis 'Klehm's Improved Bechtel'
More About Malus ioensis 'Klehm's Improved Bechtel'
- Upright, broadly rounded to pyramidal habit
- Rose-pink buds open to fragrant, double, pink flowers before the leaves emerge
- Flowers are followed by large, green crabapples
- Leaves are dark green in the summer, turning yellow in the fall
- Bloom Time: Spring
Bechtel Crabapple Growing and Maintenance Tips
This cultivar blooms later in the season than others of the species. 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.
Malus ioensis 'Klehm's Improved Bechtel' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring