- Deciduous shrub
- USDA hardiness zones:
This crabapple is a densely-branched, spreading, deciduous, dwarf tree or shrub which typically grows 6-8' tall and 12' wide. Often grown as a shrub. Deep pink buds open to single, white flowers (1\ diameter) in spring. Flowers may have a pinkish tinge in cool spring weather. Flowers are followed by masses of small, glossy, red crabapples (1/2\" diameter) which mature in the fall and persist into late fall. The fruits are attractive to birds. Ovate, sometimes deeply lobed, dark green leaves."
- Full sun
Best grown in loamy, medium moisture, well-drained, acidic soil in full sun. Adapts to a wide range of soils however. Prune May to early June (i.e., after flowering but before flower buds form for the following year).
Size and growth:
- 7.0 to 8.0 feet
- 10.0 to 12.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
- April - May
- Pink buds, white flowers
Flowering tree, Showy flowers, Humming birds, Hedge, Showy fruit, Birds, White, and Butterflies
A dwarf shrubby tree or shrub which is effective when planted as a specimen or in groups. Lawns, borders or screen.
Moderate disease resistance. Susceptible to apple scab, leaf spot and fire blight. Potential insect pests are of lesser concern and include tent caterpillars, aphids, Japanese beetles, borers, spider mites and scale.