Royal Raindrops® Flowering Crabapple
Malus x 'JFS-KW5' PP #14,375
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Your plant(s) will ship to the garden center you chose within the next 21 days. Your plants are actively growing and we will only deliver them once they meet our rigorous quality standards.
CHECK RETAILERS FOR AVAILABILITY:
- Sparta Floral And Greenhouse
636 E. Montgomery Street Sparta WI 54656
- Cottage Grove & Gifts Inc.
W3293 Co. Hwy. B West Salem WI 54669
- River City Lawnscape
W8123 Old Na Road Holmen WI 54636
- Christen Farm Nursery
N6141 Sand Lake Road Onalaska WI 54650
|Lore||While all crabapples are technically edible, the fruit of most ornamental crabapples is not palatable without first cooking and sweetening the fruit.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 20 ft. tall to 15 ft. wide.|
|Design Ideas||One of the best new cultivars, 'Royal Raindrops' is a broadly rounded tree with vibrant and abundant burgundy-red spring flowers. Red-purple fruit appear in mid-July and remain firm until early October. The tree has beautiful, cut-leaf foliage. New leaves are wine red in color and mature to green with burgundy overtones and eventually turn orange-red in fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Espalier, Mass Planting, Specimen, Windbreak, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Edible, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Bird Friendly, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
Provide enriched, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune as needed to remove dead or damaged wood.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8