Hardiness: USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 °C (-30 °F) USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 °C (-25 °F) USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F) USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade
Bloom Color: Bright Yellow
Bloom Time: Late Winter/Early Spring Mid Spring
Foliage: Grown for foliage Burgundy Dark/Black
Other details: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH requirements: 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
Patent Information: Non-patented
Propagation Methods: From softwood cuttings By grafting By budding
Seed Collecting: Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
On Oct 19, 2008, Malus2006 from Coon Rapids, MN (Zone 4a) wrote:
The plant that I had was given by another person - it have survived its first winter and crowding by taller plants and respond by increase it size - no winter damages are noticed except for the extreme top shoot.
On Jan 3, 2003, lupinelover from Grove City, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:
Can be grown as shrub or pruned as a tree. Very beautiful foliage when it first emerges. Many cultivars available with varying leaf and blossom coloration. Very carefree, trouble-free plant, yielding edible fruit that is attractive to birds and animals, as well as people.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
, (3 reports) Weismain, Streamwood, Illinois Logansport, Indiana Muncie, Indiana Muscatine, Iowa Falmouth, Maine East Riverdale, Maryland Minneapolis, Minnesota Saint Louis, Missouri Croton-on-hudson, New York Lincoln Village, Ohio Salem, Oregon Aspers, Pennsylvania Middleburg, Pennsylvania Lugoff, South Carolina Hood, Virginia Lexington, Virginia Olympia, Washington Port Angeles, Washington Belleville, Wisconsin