The Q&A Archives: Crab Apples For Southern California

Question: Are there crab apple trees that bloom and thrive in zone 20?

Answer: Flowering crabapples require a prolonged winter chill for best performance. In your mild-winter climate, the following crabapples will grow and flower most reliably:
Malus 'Adams', 'Almey', 'Pink Spires', 'Radiant', 'Red Jade', 'Royalty' and 'Snowdrift'.

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