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Malus prattii

Other names: Pratt’s Crabapple

Identification: Round. Base colour is yellowish blushed red. Some russetting.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish. Fine-grained and firm. Acidic and flavourful.

Uses: Ornamental and root stock.

Origins: Native to China

Cultivation: Vigorous. Grows up to 10 metres in height

Ploidism: Diploid

Vulnerabilities: Susceptible to fire blight.

Harvest: Late in the fifth period. Continues to hang after maturity.

Status: ornamental

Flowers: Flowers 1.5 to 2 cm diameter

Foliage: Young leaves are red.


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