Deep red buds open to pink flowers with rose-red edges. Profuse blooms. Dark burgundy 1/2" fruits that persist into winter and attract birds. Its leaves emerge deep purple with maroon veins that remain reddish as the leaves mature to dark green. Malus 'Candymint' matures to a small tree with a low spreading habit that creates an appealing horizontal form.
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.