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Malus ‘Guinevere’ (Crabapple)

Crabapple 'Guinevere', Crab Apple 'Guinevere', Malus ‘Guinzam’

Malus 'Guinevere', Crabapple 'RGuinevere', Crab Apple 'Guinevere', Fragrant Tree, Yellow fruit, Yellow berries, Winter fruits, White flowers,Malus ‘Guinzam’
Malus 'Guinevere', Crabapple 'RGuinevere', Crab Apple 'Guinevere', Fragrant Tree, Yellow fruit, Yellow berries, Winter fruits, White flowers,Malus ‘Guinzam’
Malus 'Guinevere', Crabapple 'RGuinevere', Crab Apple 'Guinevere', Fragrant Tree, Yellow fruit, Yellow berries, Winter fruits, White flowers,Malus ‘Guinzam’

A lovely dwarf crabapple providing year-round presence, Malus ‘Guinevere’ is a small deciduous tree of rounded form that is perfect for gardens with limited space. Opening from deep carmine buds, masses of fragrant white blossoms tinted mauve appear in mid-spring, before the leaves. Both colors show at the same time, creating a pretty two-tone effect. The flowers are followed by brilliant red fruits that persist for months. Emerging dark green in spring, the lustrous leaves are blushed with burgundy and turn glorious orange shades in the fall. The small stature of this elegant crabapple makes it a perfect ornamental choice for small gardens.

  • Grows up to 8-10 ft. tall and wide (240-300 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, 10, 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 8' - 10'
(240cm - 3m)
Spread 8' - 10'
(240cm - 3m)
Spacing 120" (3m)
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, City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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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, 10, 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 8' - 10'
(240cm - 3m)
Spread 8' - 10'
(240cm - 3m)
Spacing 120" (3m)
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, City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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