Purple foliage and pink flowers make for a winning combo! Crabapple trees in full flower are one of the hallmarks of spring. It is hard to imagine that you could improve on the stunning display of white or pink flowers on deep green leaves we’re so used to seeing. But you don’t need to imagine – Royal Raindrops Crabapple (Malus ‘JFS-KW5’) is such a different look that we know you’ll be blown away! First, Royal Raindrops covers itself in eye-popping magenta-pink flowers. No pretty, pale wallflowers here. Second, the foliage is cutleaf and deep purple, giving them great form and color that last all summer, even when the flowers have faded. Add to that sparkling red fruit that attracts wildlife through the year and you’ve got a real winner…and we haven’t even mentioned the rich fall color. The dark purple leaves turn bright shades of bronze, orange and mahogany. Despite all of the outside beauty of this tree, it is the physical tree structure that really makes Royal Raindrops flowering crabapple special. Strong branches and an upright growth habit means that it doesn’t need a lot of pruning to grow into a balanced canopy. This makes it a top performer in places with windy climates. The sturdy branches on Royal Raindrops don’t get windswept like other crabapples are prone to do. At only 20’ tall and 15’ wide, Royal Raindrops crabapple tree will fit into almost any garden – even a small one. This hardy tree can take the cold to zone 4 and still bloom every year. Malus Royal Raindrops Crabapple will excite your garden with year-round interest. Don’t let another year go by without one! * Showy spring flowers * Deep purple foliage * Stands up to wind* Great for a small garden* Attracts wildlife.
Show-stopping Pink Blooms Every Spring! There are a few trees that could really be considered amazing spring bloomers – the kind that photographers search out for photoshoots and romantic comedies show lovers picnicking under. Robinson Crabapple Tree (Malus ‘Robinson’) sits at the top of that list. You’ll be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t love the exuberant flush of color that the Robinson flowering crabapple tree delivers each spring. The tree is covered in huge, baby-pink blossoms. The leaves provide dappled shade all summer and you get decorative fruit in the fall and textured bark in the winter. Four solid seasons of interest! All of the Robinson Crabapple tree information on this new version tells us that it is pest and disease resistant far more than other crabapples. You won’t be plagued by the weaknesses of older versions. The Robinson Crabapple growth rate is superb – it will quickly reach 15-20 feet tall in a few years. Plant it where your neighbors can see it and be jealous. Robinson Crabapple is one of our most popular spring trees, so make sure to order yours before we sell out again! * Four seasons of interest* Amazing flower show in the spring* Loves the sun* Great specimen tree* Easy to grow .