Whitehorse City Council

Malus ioensis ‘Plena’ – Bechtel Crab Apple

Deciduous tree that is broad spreading with age featuring dark green leaves that become a rich red/orange in the autumn. Features masses of mildly fragrant pale pink flowers in spring. Not suitable for use under powerlines or in narrow nature strips.

Evergreen/deciduous: deciduous
Maintenance: low
Pest and disease: none known
Height: 8m x 5 m
Growth rate: medium
Canopy density: medium
Origin: Central USA
Drought tolerances: average
Water-logging tolerances: average
Wind tolerance: average
Frost tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: moderate