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Dolgo Crab Apple vs Empress Tree

Malus x Dolgo

Paulownia tomentosa

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Dolgo Crab Apple
Empress Tree

Dolgo Crab Apple is one of the hardiest species of crab apple.

This fruit tree accent tree combination is commonly used in urban landscapes.

Dolgo Crab Apple produces clusters of white flowers before its deep green foliage emerges. Its small apple-like fruit is great for jams and jellies.

The Empress Tree is a fast growing, ornamental shade tree. It has purple, fragrant flowers that are quite attractive. The flowers emerge before the leaves in early spring. The leaves of this tree can grow very large, up to 30 cm long.

As one of the fastest growing trees in the world, this tree has been given considerable attention for carbon sequestration projects. It drops many seeds which can make it invasive in warmer climates. Please do some research and plant the right tree in the right place.

The Empress tree’s genus name comes from Princess Paulowna, daughter of Tsar Paul I of Russia.

DOLGO CRAB APPLE QUICK FACTS

EMPRESS TREE QUICK FACTS

Lowest Price: $18.99 - SAVE UP TO 24%
Zone: 2a
Zone: 5a
Height: 10 m (33 ft)
Height: 9 m (30 ft)
Spread: 10 m (33 ft)
Spread: 9 m (30 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Flowers: white
Flowers: light purple
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: very fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: medium
Maintenance: high
Suckering: none
Suckering: medium





Other Names: dolgo apple
Other Names: chinese empress tree, foxglove tree, princess tree, royal paulownia