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Malus 'Callaway'/Callaway Crabapple

Malus 'Callaway' / Malus 'Callaway'
Heavy fruit set is characteristic of this crabapple
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Heavy fruit set is characteristic of this crabapple

Close-up of the red fruit in autumn

Fruit and foliage in late spring

Tree in late spring loaded with fruit

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Scientific Name: Malus 'Callaway'
Common Name: Callaway Crabapple
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Green, Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: This is a good crabapple that produces beautiful pink buds followed by white flowers and then red delicious-like apples in fall and winter. This particular cultivar will grow better in the Lower South than most crabapples because its good disease and insect tolerance and low chilling requirements. The tree form is somewhat rounded and makes an excellent specimen flowering tree. Crabapple fruit is attractive to wildlife.