General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Plant Height: 20 ft
Plant Spread: 15 ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Purple
Red
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Provides winter interest
Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Other: Grafted
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Trade name information:
Trade Name: Royal Raindrops®
Cultivar name: 'JFS-KW5'
Common names
  • Crabapple
  • Crab Apple
  • Apple

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Location: Northern Italy
Date: 2024-04-01
Malus x Royal Raindrops
Location: Northern Italy
Date: 2024-04-04
Malus x Royal Raindrops in bloom
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Date: 2019-04-27
Location: denver botanic garden, colorado
Date: 2023-05-05
Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Date: 2022-03-23
Location: My garden, Cedarhome, WA
Date: 2010-04-18
Location: Farmer John's Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-04-29
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2014-10-27
Early morning autumn light
Location: Denver Metro, CO
Date: 2012-04-18
Closeup of the flowers on Royal Raindrops
Location: Cedarhome, Washington
Date: Winter
Location: Farmer John's Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-04-29
Location: Farmer John's Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-04-29

Date: 2014-04-19
Location: Denver Metro, CO
Date: 2012-04-04
Closeup of the leaves & the flowerbuds
Location: Denver Metro, CO
Date: 2012-04-18
My spindly little Royal Raindrops crabapple (planted fall 2011)
Location: Farmer John's Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-04-29
Location: Cedarhome, Washington
Location: Farmer John's Greenhouse, Farmington Hills, MI
Date: 2010-04-29

Date: 2016-02-27
Location: Darwell Rolling Woods, Alberta
Date: 2011-06-02
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2012-11-06
Fall leaf color

Date: 2014-04-19
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