Certainly one of the prettiest red-leafed crabapples we've seen. Has a better summer color and appearance than most red-leaf crabapples. Abundant magenta-pink blossoms stand out handsomely against reddish-purple, cutleaf foliage. Shows good resistance to fireblight. Developed by J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
Gladiator™ is an excellent ornamental tree with a profusion of bright pink flowers followed by small reddish-purple fruit on a stately, upright crown. Glossy bronze-purple leaves look lush all growing season long. Ideal ornamental tree for space-challenged sites including under power lines, as a small, boulevard tree or planted in a row for a screen. High disease resistance. Open pollinated seedling selection of Royalty.
Highly ornamental tree for smaller spaces. 'Candymint' bears profuse amounts of carmine buds that open to bright pink blossoms. The foliage has a purple tinge and darkens to bronze in autumn. The fruits are persistent and ripen to deep purple. The bark is red-orange resembling that of a cherry. Shows good disease resistance.
This dwarf Sargent-type crab has pink to red buds that open to white flowers, followed by tiny red crabapples. It is disease resistant and is a highly ornamental small tree for limited spaces. This cultivar is grafted on a 48" standard.
'Spring Bride' has double white blossoms each spring. The flower stalks are short and follow the branch structure closely, creating a garland of white flowers. A hardy variety, hailing from Canada. Fruit production is limited.
This disease resistant crab was a 1999 Michigan Growers' Choice Award winner. It has crisp green foliage and pale buds that open to snowy white flowers which completely cover the tree. Spectacular in the landscape as the rich red fruits remain on the tree all year. A Lake County 'ZAM' Introduction.
This hardy crab has outstanding foliage. New growth is reddish turning purplish with a green undercast. The leaves have a bright, varnished appearance and nice purple fall color. It was introduced by Sutherland Experiment Station, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Litter is not a problem with this crab, developed by Melvin Bergeson of Fertile, Minnesota, as the small bright red fruit never falls. The fruit does make excellent food for wildlife. The foliage is glossy reddish-green, turning reddish-purple in fall.
Exceptionally streamlined, upright form, requires no pruning to maintain its naturally symmetrical form. Semi-double, rose pink flowers blossom in spring occasionally followed by burgundy fruits. Attractive dark green foliage is accented with a rich burgundy overcast. A new selection of 'Red Barron' from Lake County Nursery.
An elegant weeping tree with deep reddish-pink flowers and reddish-bronze leaves. The dark red fruit does not fall and is enjoyed by birds. Small tree with all-season appeal. A hardy tree with excellent disease resistance.
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.