Fast-growing, flourishing, and fantastic, the Robinson Crabapple is an attractive ornamental specimen and a thriving fruit tree that’s a cinch to grow and a pleasure to behold…
What distinguishes the lovely Robinson Crabapple?
Fast growth rate.
Zesty yellow-copper fall colors.
Glossy scarlet winter fruit.
Charming pink spring blossoms.
Wildlife habitat and food source.
Keeping up appearances…
From spring’s lush array of hot pink blossoms emerging amidst rich bronze-green foliage to autumn’s coppery fall colors and winter’s edible crimson apples, the Robinson Crabapple proves itself a charming ornamental tree that is sure to delight you all year long. With a moderate height and width that typically ranges between 15-25 ft., this flowering specimen is optimal for large landscapes and small yards alike, stealing the show with its proud upright structure and dramatic coloration.
A friendly recommendation.
Extremely easy to grow, the Robinson Crabapple is appreciated for its outstanding disease resistant, fast growing habit, year-round coloration, and air pollution and drought tolerance. With a a 4-8 hardiness zone rating, this specimen is tolerant of a wide variety of soil conditions, but it thrives best with full sun and loamy, well-drained, moist soil. It’s optimal to prune after the Robinson Crabapple has ceased flowering or in late winter.
Awesome tree trivia!
- Malus Robinson, as this specimen is binomially classified, belongs to the Rosaceae botanical family. Malus in Latin means “apple”.
- These gleaming little red apples attract many types of birds, and can be harvested for jellies and jams.
This Tree's Zone: 4 to 8
Your Growing Zone:
|Foliage||Green with Red Veining|
|Shape||Dense and Rounded|
|Size||15 to 25 feet|
|Spread||15 to 25 feet|