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Rosybloom Crabapple

Malus x adstringens

Zone 2

Description

Growth Rate: Moderate

Height: 6 m (20 ft)

Spread: 4 m (13 ft)

Life span: 30 years

Why Plant It?

  • Showy blossoms range from white to dark pink
  • Fruit attracts birds
  • Smaller stature tree fits well in small yards
Ornamental Crabapple 

 Most ornamental crabapples are grafted to a hardy rootstock with a
different blossom colour, usually white

Likes

  • Full sun (to maximize fruiting)
  • Well-drained soil

Dislikes

  • Compacted or saline soil
  • Salt spray

Insects

Forest Tent Caterpillar

Disease

Fireblight

 

Siberian Crabapple Rosybloom Crabapple  'Thunderchild' Crabapple  

Depending on variety, ornamental crabapple flowers
may range from white to dark pink

Last updated: 2/24/2017 4:28:27 PM