General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12-15 feet
Plant Spread: 15-20 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Bright red 5/8 inch crabapples.
Fruiting Time: Fall
Other: May persist into winter.
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Other: Pink tinged buds open to white flowers.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects

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Common names
  • Weeping Crabapple
  • Apple

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Photo by Mieko2
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2013-03-28
Location: Santa Cruz Mountains, California
Date: 2019-03-30
Malus 'Red Jade'
Location: English Gardens, MI
Date: 2014-10-06
Location: Heathcote Ontario Canada
Date: 2010   Spring
Malus x scheideckeri'Red Jade'     In full bloom
Location: English Gardens, MI
Date: 2014-10-06
Location: English Gardens, MI
Date: 2014-10-06
Location: English Gardens, MI
Date: 2014-10-06
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christine2 On May 1, 2008 Obtained plant
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