Malus hupehensis
  • Malus hupehensis
  • Malus hupehensis
  • Malus hupehensis

Malus hupehensis

£38.00

(Chinese Crab apple) Native to Hupeh province in China, Malus hupehensis is a free-growing small tree covered with lightly fragrant flowers which are pink when in bud, turning white as they open in spring.

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Native to Hupeh province in China, Malus hupehensis is a free-growing small tree covered with lightly fragrant flowers which are pink when in bud, turning white as they open in spring. These pretty flowers are followed in autumn by small, deep red fruit. The fruit are colourful and good for wildlife.

Malus hupehensis is a beautiful small garden tree.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Moist or well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Small rounded tree with stiff, fairly upright branches.
    • Height: 7 m (23 ft).
    • Spread: 7 m (23 ft).
  • Notes: The fruit of Malus hupehensis are popular with wildlife, especially birds.
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How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Mature Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Chalky / Alkaline, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
Special Features
Flowering Season - Spring (March - May), Good for Wildlife (Insects including bees & butterflies), Fruit - Ornamental

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