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Crab-apple Coccinella 'Courtarou'   /   Malus coccinella 'Courtarou'

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Crab-apple Coccinella 'Courtarou' - Malus Coccinella 'Courtarou' (latin)

Area of origin: Horticulture, obtained from INRA
Adult dimensions: Height up to 4 m, width up to 3 m.
Foliage: Deciduous
Type of soil: Preferably rich, moist and well-drained
Hardiness: Hardy to -20°C.
Exposure: Full sun

Properties and uses:
This flowering Crab Apple tree Coccinella 'Courtarou' is a middle-sized tree with flared bearing.
The foliage turns purple in Spring, and then becomes green as the tree blossoms. The leaves take on copper hues in autumn before falling.
At the end of winter, the tree is covered with a multitude of red flower buds. The flowers, of different shades of pink, blossom in April / May.
The small purplish, cherry-sized apples are very decorative and appreciated by the birds. They last all winter.
The flowering Crab Apple tree Coccinella 'Courtarou' is resistant to diseases and an excellent pollinator.

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