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Malus purpurea

Genus Species: Malus purpurea

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Height x Width: Prostrate – Prostratem x 0.50 – 1.50m

Pruning: None

Frost Tolerance: Low

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High

Coastal Tolerance: Low

Drought Tolerance: Low

Origin: Australian Plant

Evergreen: Perennial

Flowering: starts: Spring

Flower Colour: Purple or Rarely White

Irrigation: Yes requires regular water in dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Low frost tolerance temperatures as low as 1°C for short periods.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures to the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C for short periods needs to be planted in shaded areas with cool root run.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment: Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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