This small crab is noted for its abundance of deep red buds that open to purple-red flowers, then fade to lavender. The immature foliage emerges purple, then fades to bronze-green. The persistent fruit is oxblood red.
This Father Fiala selection has outstanding rose-red blossoms and maroon fruits. The purple-bronze foliage and bright flowers rival 'Liset' but 'Purple Prince' does not suffer from stem splitting and is faster growing. Because it matures quickly as a young tree this is one of the best purple-leaf crabs for growers. Excellent resistance to scab, fireblight and cedar-apple rust.
Ideal for a confined screen or border planting, this excellent rosy bloom crab was selected by W. L. Kerr, Canada Department of Agriculture, Sutherland, Saskatchewan. Foliage is red-purple in spring turning to green-bronze in summer, and copper in fall.
This disease resistant cross by Dr. Dan Dayton, University of Illinois, has especially good foliage retention during summer. It blooms later than most crabs. The bark is a glossy dark red with numerous prominent lenticels, and the fruit does not drop. 1996 Iowa Tree of the Year.
This attractive weeping crab bears red buds that open to true pink flowers, dark glossy green foliage, and persistent golden yellow fruit with a slight blush in fall. It is resistant to disease and Japanese beetle.
A unique and graceful crabapple, ideally suited to the smaller urban garden. 'Morning Princess' has an upright habit with descending side branches. The foliage is burgundy with some green shading adding a color accent to the landscape all season. Attractive pinkish-red blossoms in spring are later replaced with persistent, purple ornamental fruits. (CPBR 0665)
Lollipop® has a form unlike any other crab apple. Covered with white flowers in spring, followed by abundant gold-amber fruit in autumn. Shows good resistance to scab, cedar apple rust and mildew. A Lake County 'ZAM' introduction.
From the same cross as Malus Centurion®, this crab has attractive rose-red flowers in spring that fade to a lavender-red, followed by bright red fruit 3/4" in diameter. A tree with excellent disease resistance, it is also an excellent pollinator for 'Honeycrisp' apple.
An American Garden Cole introduction, this beautiful red-fruited, white-flowering crab is a lovely tree for year-round interest in the landscape. After freezing, the cherry red fruit shrivels and darkens, but hangs on the tree until February or March. Foliage is dark green.
This highly rated disease resistant crab has a nice rounded shape as wide as it is tall. The summer foliage is a glossy, dark green. Abundant, showy, persistent red fruits contrast well against late fall and winter landscapes. 2001 Cary Award Winner.
In spring, this crab blooms about 7 to 10 days later than oriental crabs, and is covered with fragrant, double pink flowers that give it the appearance of being draped in rosebuds. The large green leaves have a distinct burgundy overcast, while fruit is large and yellow. A Lake County 'ZAM' Introduction.
This dwarf cultivar has a nice compact form and thick, leathery dark green leaves with an overcast of burgundy. The flowers open from red buds to blooms of fuchsia pink on white, to be followed by rich burgundy fruit. A Lake County 'ZAM' introduction, it is disease resistant.
Highly rated for disease resistance, this crab has carmine buds that open to single pink blooms. In spring, new foliage emerges green with a red tint, retaining a very slight tinge when mature. Fall color is a beautiful orange-red, topped by persistent carmine-red fruit.
Highly rated for both aesthetics and disease resistance by the International Ornamental Crabtree Society. Dark carmine buds are evident for weeks before opening into large pink-edged white blossoms. The slender, upright form lends itself well to home gardens where space is at a premium. Abundant, persistent, orange-red fruit adds fall and winter interest. Requires virtually no pruning nor chemical controls for the common crabapple diseases. Introduced by the U.S. National Arboretum. 2002 Gold Medal Plant® Award winner.
A seedling found at Beverly Nursery in Indiana. Naturally weeping form, similar to 'Louisa' and burgundy-green foliage much like 'Prairifire'. Pink flowers cover the pendulous branches each spring on this graceful small tree. Attractive dark red fruit.
For those garden situations where you want a small tree with nice fall color, we have trained burning bush to tree form. With yellow flowers in May-June, and the typical winged corky bark, it tolerates full sun to shade. The ultimate height and spread is under your control.
Hardier than some of the other hawthorns, this tree was introduced by the Morden Research Station of Manitoba, Canada. It bears fragrant, large, double white flowers that turn to pink; glossy foliage, and 1/2 inch red fruit. The interesting twisted trunk is an added ornamental feature.
Introduced in 1955, this hawthorn provides white flowers which are followed by red, 3/8 " fruit. It fruits heavily when young and retains fruit throughout the winter. The silver-gray bark exfoliates with age.
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