DWARF NORKENT Malus x 'Dwarf Norkent'
Hardiness / Exposure: Zone 2 / Sun
Height: 10 feet
Spread: 10 feet
Flower Colour: White
Fruit Size: 7-8 cm
Fruit Colour: Red on pale yellow
Harvest: Late August
Uses: Fresh eating, baking, cooking
Pollinator Required: Requires a different variety of Crabapple, Apple, Ornamental Crabapple or Applecrab within approximately 150 feet to pollinate and produce fruit.
Same sized fruit as Norkent, on dwarf tree stock. Smaller trees are easier to pick and requires less square footage to grow to maturity. Trees bear fruit earlier in their life.
-Dig a hole 2-3 times the root ball width and same depth as root ball.
-Carefully remove plastic pot and cut through any circling roots.
-Position root ball in center of hole and ensure the tree is standing up straight. If necessary, tip root ball to ensure tree is standing straight.
-Partially backfill hole with loamy soil, tamp with your foot to remove air pockets, water to settle soil, then finish backfilling hole. Avoid using heavy clay-based soil.
-Remove tags and labels.
-Water soil well at planting and throughout the summer.