weeping crab apple
- Position: full sun or partial shade
- Soil: fertile, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: average
- Flowering period: May
- Flower colour: pink
- Other features: rounded, yellow fruits
- Hardiness: fully hardy
A charming tree with a graceful habit, 'Louisa' has been heralded as one of the best weeping forms available. When laden with its pink flowers, which open from rose-coloured buds in late spring, it is nothing less than dazzling - and later the yellow crab apples that form, provide another good show, turning shades of orange as they age.
- Garden care: When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Removed dead, diseased and crossing branches while the tree is dormant.
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