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Malus ‘Camelot’ (Crabapple)

Crabapple 'Camelot', Crab Apple 'Camelot', Malus 'Camzam'

Malus 'Camelot', Crabapple 'Camelot', Crab Apple 'Camelot', Fragrant Tree, Red fruit, red berries, Winter fruits, Pink flowers, White flowers, Malus 'Camzam'
Malus 'Camelot', Crabapple 'Camelot', Crab Apple 'Camelot', Fragrant Tree, Red fruit, red berries, Winter fruits, Pink flowers, White flowers, Malus 'Camzam'
Malus 'Camelot', Crabapple 'Camelot', Crab Apple 'Camelot', Fragrant Tree, Red fruit, red berries, Winter fruits, Pink flowers, White flowers, Malus 'Camzam'
Malus 'Camelot', Crabapple 'Camelot', Crab Apple 'Camelot', Fragrant Tree, Red fruit, red berries, Winter fruits, Pink flowers, White flowers, Malus 'Camzam'

A lovely dwarf Crabapple, Malus ‘Camelot’ is a small deciduous tree of rounded form with a long season of interest. Opening from red buds, masses of fragrant, white blossoms adorned with fuchsia-pink tinges on their petals appear in mid-spring, just as the foliage unfolds. The flowers are followed by abundant, small, rich burgundy fruits that mature in fall and may persist into winter. Attractive to birds, the fruits can be harvested for jellies. Emerging with a burgundy tinge in spring, the thick, leathery, dark green leaves turn gold in the fall. The small stature of this elegant crabapple makes it a perfect ornamental choice for the garden, including small gardens. Disease resistant.

  • Grows up to 10 ft. tall (300 cm) and 8 ft. wide (240 cm).
  • A full sun lover, this tree is easily grown in moderately fertile, well-drained soils. Once established, it is drought tolerant.
  • Perfect as a specimen plant, in city gardens or cottage gardens.
  • Require only minimal pruning in late winter to remove damaged, diseased, or misplaced growth.
  • Toxic to dogs, toxic to cats, toxic to horses.

Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Plant Type Trees
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Malus - Crab Apple
Common names Crab Apple
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 9' - 10'
(270cm - 3m)
Spread 7' - 8'
(210cm - 240cm)
Spacing 96" (240cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Drought
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Bees
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard
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Alternative Plants to Consider

Malus ioensis ‘Plena’ (Betchel’s Crabapple)
Malus coronaria (American Crabapple)
Malus ioensis ‘Prince Georges’ (Crabapple)
Malus coronaria var. dasycalyx ‘Charlottae’ (American Crabapple)
Malus ‘White Angel’ (Crabapple)
Malus x floribunda (Japanese Crabapple)

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 8
Heat Zones 1 - 8
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Plant Type Trees
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Malus - Crab Apple
Common names Crab Apple
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 9' - 10'
(270cm - 3m)
Spread 7' - 8'
(210cm - 240cm)
Spacing 96" (240cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Fragrant, Showy, Fruit & Berries
Tolerance Drought
Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Bees
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard
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