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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Brand*
  • First Editions
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Pink
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
  • Fragrant
Fruit Type*
  • Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Purple
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Purple
  • Burgundy/Crimson
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring 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
  • Spring
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early 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.

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GLADIATOR™ CRABAPPLE

Malus x adstringens 'Durleo'
PP20167 Plant propagation prohibited

Buy Gladiator™ Crabapple online. Gladiator™ is an excellent ornamental tree with plentiful amounts of bright pink flowers that are followed up by small reddish-purple fruit on a beautiful, upright branching. Glossy bronze-purple leaves look great all growing season long. Ideal ornamental tree for space-challenged sites including under power lines, as a small, boulevard tree or planted in a row for a screen. High disease resistance.

Mature Height:

20-25 Feet

Mature Spread:

20-25 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

2-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Apple / Crabapple

Malus species cannot be shipped into CA, OR, or WA.

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

Purchase GLADIATOR™ CRABAPPLE Online

5 gallon Potted

SKU: 9527

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
(0 units available now)

Standard Package
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$130.00

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I have been so happy with my plants from you and have directed my friends to your Facebook page and website.


Terrie
Greenbrier, AR
June 2018

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