Cinderella® Dwarf Crabapple

Malus x 'Cinzam'

Exceptional, extremely dwarf flowering crabapple with a compact, upright habit. Just the right size for a container patio tree or main feature in smaller landscapes. New foliage emerges bright green, then red buds open to reveal dazzling white spring flowers, yielding small but showy golden autumn fruit. Beautiful yellow fall color. Deciduous.
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Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.


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Botanical PronunciationMAY-lus
Average Size at MaturitySlow growth to 8 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeMid-spring, followed by fruit in fall.
Design IdeasDiminutive size and very slow growth rate makes this a perfect tree for today's smaller yards. Display in a decorative container on a terrace or small patio, or in an adjacent border. Makes a beautiful specimen to anchor a child's garden or small-scaled perennial bed. Superb entryway accent.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Specimen, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Bird Friendly, Compact Form, Tolerates Road Salt
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsLilac (Syringa); Lavender (Lavandula); Carpet Bugle (Ajuga); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Crape Myrtle (Lagerstroemia)

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Requires less frequent watering when established. May be pruned lightly for shape and structure. Withstands harsh weather, with good disease and salt tolerance.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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