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Robinson Flowering Crabapple

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Fast-growing! This popular crabapple tree establishes quickly in the landscape. Upright and spreading with a rounded form. Bears gorgeous crimson buds that open to deep pink single blooms in spring. Leaves change from deep red to rich, verdant green in summer. Small, glossy dark red crabapples appear in fall – a great food source for wildlife! Cold-hardy. Disease-resistant to fireblight, cedar apple rust, and mildew. Matures to be 25-30' tall and wide.


Bloom Color Pink, Red
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Years to Bear 1
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
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Beautiful, disease resistant, fast growing
JANICE C on May 12, 2017
Beautiful, disease resistant, fast growing
JANICE C on May 12, 2017
Are the fruits from Robinson crabapple usable for "pickling"?
Judith F on Feb 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, they are suitable for pickling. We even have an article about pickling crabapples: crabapple pickling: //
What is the fall color?
Melissa W on Jun 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The fall foliage color will vary depending upon where you live, but it's most often a vibrant orange.
do you need 2 trees to have fruit?
Jeff N on Apr 28, 2017
BEST ANSWER: If you are speaking strictly about this crabapple, no; it is not a fruiting tree. Almost all apple trees need a pollinator, and fruiting crabapple trees serve as good partners as long as the two trees have a similar bloom time.

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Robinson Flowering Crab
The little tree has leafed out and seems to be doing fine, so far. We will see what next spring brings.
June 20, 2017
1 year ago