Professor Sprenger is a well-proportioned white-blossomed crab-apple - the intensity and profusion of the white flowers rivals some flowering cherries.
In autumn the leaves turn yellow, but the main attraction is the mass of orange fruitlets.
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Professor Sprenger is easy to grow and very cold-hardy and disease-resistant. It grows with a gently spreading habit.
Professor Sprenger is related to the well-known Golden Hornet, and shares that variety's abundant blossom and fruitlets.
It is named after Professor Albrecht Marinus Sprenger of the Institute of Horticulture at the University of Wageningen, in Holland.
We list more than 40 different crab-apple trees. Choosing can be difficult! See our article explaining the different characteristics of crab-apple trees which will help you narrow down the selection.