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Malus Durleo

Zone: 2

Exposure: Full Sun

Mature Size:
20′ H X 8′ W

Bloom Time
: Spring

Description: This is a very...

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Malus Durleo

Zone: 2

Exposure: Full Sun

Mature Size:
20′ H X 8′ W

Bloom Time
: Spring

Description: This is a very hardy, narrowly upright to columnar ornamental tree with showy pink flowers followed by smallish purple fruit and rich burgundy-purple leaves all season; use for its distinctive form.

Ornamental Features: Fragrant pink flowers emerge before the leaves. Deep purple foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. Leaves turn yellow in fall. Fruits are purple pomes.

Landscape Attributes: Has a high resistance to disease and looks lush all growing season long. Is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed.

(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)