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Crabapple's clustered pom-pom flowers light up the spring, but the trees attract even more attention in winter landscapes. Scarlet, gold, or orange fruit dangles from bare boughs, attracting flocks of birds. The craggy trunks and gnarled branches are also picturesque in mixed borders. Crabapple varieties flower in white, pink, or deep rose. They prefer well-drained, acidic soil but will tolerate heavier soil.





8 to 20 feet


15-25 feet wide

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'Adirondack' crabapple
'Adirondack' crabapple
Malus 'Adirondack' is a disease-resistant introduction that boasts dark pink buds and white blooms, followed by orange-red fruits. It grows 18 feet tall and wide. Zones 4-8
'Centurion' crabapple
'Centurion' crabapple
Malus 'Centurion' develops into an oval-shape tree when mature. It bears reddish new foliage, rose-red flowers, and persistent red fruits. It grows 25 feet tall and 20 feet wide. Zones 4-8
'Louisa' crabapple
'Louisa' crabapple
Malus 'Louisa' is a disease-resistant weeping form crowned with white blossoms and orange-gold fruit. It grows 15 feet tall and wide. Zones 5-8
'Prairifire' crabapple
'Prairifire' crabapple
Malus 'Prairifire' is an upright type with purple new foliage in spring and deeply colored rose-pink blossoms. It grows 20 feet tall and wide. Zones 4-8

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