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Indian Summer Flowering Crabapple

Malus z 'Indian Summer Crab'
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Indian Summer Ornamental Crab is often used in the orchard as a pollinator.  It has rose-red blooms and small bright red persistent apples.  It has excellent disease resistance and blooms earlier in the bloom cycle with Red Delicious.

Many apple growers use flowering crabs to help pollinate their orchards as the offer "hot" pollen which helps set a fuller crop of apples, while not really adding another variety to have to harvest separately in the orchard.

Height
15-20
Spread
15-20
Zone
4-8
Color
Bright red
Categories
Flowering Ornamental Trees
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