A profusion of single pink to rose red flowers open from orange-red buds. Round, red, 1/3" persistent fruits provide good fall color. From Father John L. Fiala, Malus 'Cardinal's Robe' is a small, rounded to spreading Crabapple tree with unique stippled cherry-like bark, especially attractive in winter. Dark red-green healthy foliage.
Flowering Crabapples have beautiful spring blooms and small, colorful fall fruit. Often the fruit remains for a long season of interest in fall and winter; when it softens the birds appreciate it as a food source. These small ornamental trees in the apple family (Malus) are highly valued for their two outstanding seasons of interest. Flowering Crabapples are hardy and easy to grow.