Genus Species: Malus purpurea
Common / Product Name:
Habit: GROUND COVER (GC)
Height x Width: Prostrate – Prostratem x 0.50 – 1.50m
Frost Tolerance: Low
Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance: High
Coastal Tolerance: Low
Drought Tolerance: Low
Origin: Australian Plant
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.