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Malus ioensis 'Klehm's Improved Bechtel'

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 Malus ioensis 'Klehm's Improved Bechtel' - Bechtel Crabapple

Malus ioensis 'Klehm's Improved Bechtel' - Bechtel Crabapple

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

Zone:

4

Height:

6-7 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

Pink
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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

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

Rounded
Upright

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen