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Malus x 'JFS-KW5'

ROYAL RAINDROPS CRABAPPLE

Buy Royal Raindrops® Crabapple online. An exciting NEW Crabapple with bright pinkish red flowers and deep purple cut leaf foliage. The deeply lobed leaves and upright form combined with good branching and density are inherited from its Golden Raindrops® parent. Royal Raindrops® displays good to excellent resistance to the common diseases including fire blight.

Height:

15-20 Feet

Spread:

12-15 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Red
Flower Type*
  • Fragrant
  • Single Blooming
Fruit Type*
  • Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Purple
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Purple
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Spring Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Sound Barrier
  • Border Plant
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Malus is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

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