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Malus John Downie Standard Crab Apple Tree

Malus John Downie Standard-Shaped Crab Apple Tree for Sale
Malus John Downie Standard-Shaped Crab Apple Tree
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Height Excluding Pot: 3.25-3.75m (10ft 7-12ft 3)

Plant shape: Full standard

Trunk girth: 10-12 cm

Pot size: 40 Litres

Plant ID: 9560 80

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                 Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions/Available to buy/Of good constitution/Essentially stable in form & colour/Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Malus John Downie Standard Apple Tree
Our John Downie Standard Apple trees on long, clear stems are standard-shaped crab apple trees prized both for their ornamental value and fruit. This compact and highly-decorative deciduous tree offers multiple seasons of interest in the garden. In the spring, the masses of pretty white flowers open from pink buds, enveloping the crown of the tree and spreading a pleasant perfume throughout the garden. The foliage, which starts out green and lush, turns to vibrant yellow and orange shades in the autumn, thus adding to the tree’s ornamental appeal. And, as with any standard crab apple tree, the scented blossoms turn into fruit. Malus John Downie particularly stands out in this regard. Its crops are more abundant and have a good flavour that makes them a superb choice for jams, jellies and even homemade wine.

Height and Spread of John Downie Standard Crab Apple
Left to its own devices, John Downie Crab Apple is a fast-growing but fairly compact fruit tree that can be grown in small and big gardens alike. With John Downie Standard Crab Apple, just trim once per year to maintain the standard shape.

How Hardy is John Downie Standard
Malus John Downie is a native plant: this cultivar was first bred in the 1870s in Staffordshire. Needless to say, it is fully hardy all across the United Kingdom and it is exceptionally resilient. In fact, its consistently impressive performance has earned John Downie Standard the coveted Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society.

How To Use John Downie Standard
The elegant standard form of Malus John Downie makes it perfectly suited for a specimen tree. From the spring blossoms that attract pollinators to the beautiful and edible fruits in the autumn, this ornamental tree will offer multiple seasons of interest in the garden. We also sell Malus John Downie in a pleached tree shape in case you are looking for a compact but elegant solution for above fence screening

How To Care For John Downie Standard
Malus John Downie requires little care but offers plenty in return. Plant this standard crab apple tree in moderately fertile well-drained soil and choose a spot in full sun or partial shade for best results.
If you are looking for a deciduous standard tree, Malus John Downie is a good choice. 

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