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PlantFiles: Crabapple, Flowering Crabapple
Malus 'Doubloons'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Malus (MAY-lus) (Info)
Cultivar: Doubloons
Hybridized by Father John L. Fiala; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1988

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Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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:
Full Sun

Bloom Time:
Mid season flowering

Pollination:
Unknown - Tell us

Rootstock Vigor:
Unknown - Tell us

Bearing Habit:
Unknown - Tell us

Disease Resistance:
Resistant to Apple Powdery Mildew
Resistant to Cedar-Apple Rust
Resistant to Fireblight

Fruit Usage:
Crab

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
By grafting
By budding

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive northgrass On May 25, 2008, northgrass from West Chazy, NY (Zone 4b) wrote:

For me this crabapple has been very slow in its growth although it has bloomed right from the start.
It produces loads of deep pink buds at first that open slowly to white flowers, giving a nice two tone effect. It is followed by many small fruits.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Shingletown, California
Clermont, Kentucky
Louisville, Kentucky
Beech Bluff, Tennessee



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