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ëCamzam is a dwarf, white-flowered crabapple tree that matures to 10 tall by 8 wide. It is being sold under that trade name of CAMELOT. This dwarf tree is noted for its rounded form, white flowers, red fruit and good disease resistance. Thick, leathery, dark green leaves (to 3î long). Leaves emerge in spring with a burgundy tinge. Red buds open in spring to white flowers (1.5î diameter) with pink tinges on the petals. Flowers are followed by red crabapples (to 1/2î diameter) that age to burgundy red. Crabapples mature in fall and may persist into winter. Birds are attracted to the fruit. Fruit may be harvested for jellies.
- Full sun
Best grown in medium moisture, well-drained, acidic loams in full sun. Adapts to a wide range of soils. Prune as needed after flowering but before June.
Size and growth:
- 8.0 to 10.0 feet
- 6.0 to 8.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
Edible fruit, Flowering tree, Showy flowers, Showy bark, Showy fruit, Birds, White, Fragrant flowers, and Butterflies
This crabapple may be planted as a specimen or in small groups.
Generally good disease resistance to the main diseases of crabapples: apple scab, fire blight, rusts, leaf spot and powdery mildew. Potential insect pests are of lesser concern and include tent caterpillars, aphids, Japanese beetles, borers and scale. Spider mites may occur.