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  • Royal Raindrops® Crabapple

    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.

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  • First Editions® Gladiator™ Crabapple

    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.

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  • Sargent Crab

    This dwarf spreading crab has attractive lobed, dark green foliage. Fragrant, 3/4 to 1" diameter flowers are pink in bud and open to white. The small bright red fruits are favored by birds.

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  • Candymint Crab

    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.

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  • Tina Crab

    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.

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  • Sugar Tyme® Crab

    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.

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  • Royalty Crab

    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.

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  • Red Splendor Crab

    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.

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  • Rejoice™ Crabapple

    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.

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  • Royal Beauty Crab

    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.

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  • Red Jade Crab

    This dependable weeping variety was introduced by the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and makes an interesting, graceful specimen plant. The foliage is glossy vibrant green. Birds love the fruit.

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  • Profusion Crab

    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.

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  • Purple Prince Crab

    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.

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  • Radiant Crab

    This compact University of Minnesota introduction is hardy and has single, deep pink flowers followed by bright red fruit. The foliage is red-purple when young, aging to green.

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  • Pink Spires Crab

    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.

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  • Prairifire Crab

    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.

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  • Louisa Crab

    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.

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