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Flowering crabapple

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Flowering crabapple (Malus 'Autumn Delight')
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray)
Malus 'Autumn Delight'.
  • Malus 'Autumn Delight'.
  • Malus 'Courtabri'.
  • Malus floribunda.
  • Malus 'Henrietta Crosby'.
  • Malus 'Kelsey'.
  • Malus 'Red Jade'.
  • Malus 'Sugar Tyme'
  • Malus 'Winter Gold'



Origin and description

Often fragrant flowers in spring
Decorative fruit attract birds
Some cultivars have purple or bronze foliage, a weeping or columnar habit or attractive fall colour.
Height: 2 to 8 m (depends on cultivars)
Spread: 1 to 7 m (depends on cultivars)

Common name

Flowering crabapple

Latin name (genus)

Malus sp.

English common name

French common name

Botanical family

  • Rosaceae

Growing conditions

Exposure: full sun

Type of soil: rich, cool, well-drained, slightly acidic to neutral

Hardiness zone: 2 to 5 (depends on cultivars)

Average grower

Choose cultivars with good disease resistance

See also

Pests and diseases
Physiological disorders

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