As they grow, these plants become the size of a tree. The Malus x zumi grows erect, developing a short stem with a small crown, usually roundish. This plant in the autumn assumes a red colouring; it is small in size and can reach 10 m high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter.
Light Malus x zumi
The Malus x zumi should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light. These plants aren't afraid of the cold weather and can be grwon in the garden throughout the whole year.During the winter season we advise protecting the roots of the youngest species with straw or dry leaves; when planting young plants we can ensure them to a stake, which maintains them erect.
Water Malus x zumi
Let's water abundantly, moistening the soil deeply with 1-2 buckets of water , but let's act only when the substratum is dry, leaving it dry even for 4-5 weeks before watering it. From April to October letís remember to clean our orchard periodically from infesting plants, which otherwise use a part of the water and of the fertilizer that we feed our plants.
Pests Malus x zumi
Mold Malus x zumi
They favour dissolved soils, with an excellent drainage.
Plant Malus x zumi
After flowering it produces fruits. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.