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Malus 'Red Splendor'/Red Splendor Crabapples

Malus 'Red Splendor' / Malus 'Red Splendor'
This red fruited variety growing in Dow Gardens in Midland, MI
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This red fruited variety growing in Dow Gardens in Midland, MI

Petioles on this fruit are longer than on other varieties

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Scientific Name: Malus 'Red Splendor'
Common Name: Red Splendor Crabapples
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White, Pink
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
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Comments: This is a great spring flowering tree that produces rosy-pink flower buds followed by lighter pink flowers and beautiful rosy-red fruit in the fall. Like most crabapples this one is susceptible to several insect and disease pests. Plant crabapples in well drained soil and full sunlight. Occasional pruning may be necessary to shape trees.