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Malus coronaria var dasycalyx 'Charlottae' (American crab-apple 'Charlottae')

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skill rating
1 hour care
per year
8m
Max height
8m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Malus coronaria var dasycalyx 'Charlottae'

Other names

American crab-apple 'Charlottae'

Genus

Malus Malus

Variety or Cultivar

'Charlottae' _ 'Charlottae' is a deciduous tree with pale pink, semi-double flowers, sometimes followed by green fruits.


Malus coronaria var dasycalyx 'Charlottae' is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are scented in spring

Tree shape

Rounded to broadly spreading

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Red, Orange in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Woolly aphid , Red spider mite (box and other) Aphids , Caterpillars , Woolly aphid , Red spider mite (box and other)

Apple and pear canker , Apple scab , Powdery mildew Apple and pear canker , Apple scab , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


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Where to grow

Malus coronaria var dasycalyx 'Charlottae' (American crab-apple 'Charlottae') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Containers

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, moist, free-draining soil in full sun, although it will tolerate partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Malus coronaria var dasycalyx 'Charlottae'

Other names

American crab-apple 'Charlottae'

Genus

Malus Malus

Variety or Cultivar

'Charlottae' _ 'Charlottae' is a deciduous tree with pale pink, semi-double flowers, sometimes followed by green fruits.

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers are scented in spring

Tree shape

Rounded to broadly spreading


Colour

Flower

Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer; Red, Orange in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Woolly aphid , Red spider mite (box and other)

Specific diseases

Apple and pear canker , Apple scab , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Malus coronaria var dasycalyx 'Charlottae' (American crab-apple 'Charlottae') will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Containers

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, moist, free-draining soil in full sun, although it will tolerate partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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