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A deservedly popular ornamental tree that's smothered in pink flowers in spring and persistent red fruit in fall, spreading habit of growth with dark foliage; an exceptional ornamental accent for the home landscape, needs well-drained soil and full sun

Ornamental Features

Red Splendor Flowering Crabapple is bathed in stunning clusters of fragrant pink flowers along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive rose flower buds before the leaves. It has attractive brick red-tipped dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding burgundy in the fall. The fruits are showy red pomes carried in abundance from early to late fall.

Red Splendor Flowering Crabapple is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Red Splendor Flowering Crabapple is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Shade

Red Splendor Flowering Crabapple will grow to be about 25 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 25 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.

Crabapple, Red Splendor

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