Compact, upright tree requiring no pruning or trimming to maintain its naturally symmetrical form. Madonna, with its wonderfully fragrant double white flowers, is among the first of the crabapple varieties to show color in the spring and outlasts most other varieties. Golden red, cherry size fruit in fall. Deciduous.
|Botanical Pronunciation:||ro-ZAY-see-ee MAY-lus|
|Key feature:||Improved Disease Resistance|
|Patent Act:||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Cold hardiness zones:||4 - 8|
|Light Needs:||Full sun|
|Water Needs:||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Average landscape size:||Fast growing, upright tree 18 ft. tall and 10 ft. wide.|
|Flower attributes:||Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Special features:||Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies, Deer Resistant, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Pollenizer|
|Landscape uses:||Espalier, Mass Planting, Specimen|
|Foliage color:||Dark Green|
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