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Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple

Malus 'Coralburst'

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Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple (Malus 'Coralburst') at Gertens

Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple in bloom

Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple in bloom

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Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple (Malus 'Coralburst') at Gertens

Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple flowers

Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple flowers

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Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple (Malus 'Coralburst') at Gertens

Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple flowers

Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple flowers

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Height:  10 feet

Spread:  15 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  3b

Other Names:  Roseybloom, Crabapple

Description:

One of the finest flowering crab selections, this is a dwarf variety featuring a froth of double coral-pink flowers in spring and reddish-orange fruit in fall; needs well-drained soil and full sun, the perect focal point in a mixed garden composition

Ornamental Features

Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple is clothed in stunning clusters of fragrant rose flowers along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive coral-pink flower buds before the leaves. The fruits are showy tomato-orange pomes carried in abundance from early fall to late winter. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall.

Landscape Attributes

Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Coralburst® Flowering Crabapple will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Gertens Sizes and Prices

1.75" B&B - $349.00

* Sizes and availability are subject to change. Please check with the store for specific details.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Fruit  Winter Value  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features