Sweet Sugar Tyme® Crabapple Malus sp.
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
When you think of ornamental crabapples, does the fruit come to mind first? With Sweet Sugar Tyme® it should! In springtime there are abundant blooms, which are gorgeous in their own right, but it's really the bunches of resulting fruit that persist and dazzle in wintertime that set it apart from other varieties.
Top reasons to grow Sweet Sugar Tyme crabapple:
- Vivid red bunches of long-lasting fruit
- Appealing, compact, oval habit
- Gorgeous spring bloomFragrant FlowerProduces BerriesFall InterestWinter InterestAttracts:BeesBirdsButterflies
CharacteristicsPlant Type:TreeShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:120 InchesSpacing:120 InchesSpread:120 InchesFlower Colors:WhiteFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:SpringHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
Small form suits it for use in any size landscape, as a specimen or focal planting.Maintenance Notes:
Will thrive in most soil types, but prefers moist, well-drained slightly acidic soil.
Needs minimal pruning, only to maintain its rounded shape. Do so in spring after flowering, as it flowers on old wood.Sweet Sugar Tyme® Malus sp. 'Swesutyzam'