Flowering Crabapple

Malus 'Robinson' Rosaceae

Growth habit

Tree

Perennation

Perennial

Location

Cornell Class of 1923 Flowering Tree Collection, Cornell Class of 1938 Native Maple Slope, Zucker Shrub Collection

Source of plant

Bailey Nurseries, Schmidt & Son Co.

Description

Upright spreading tree reaching 25' in height and width. Leaves emerge reddish, maturing to bronze-green. Flower buds crimson, opening to rose-mauve. Fruit 0.6" across, glossy, dark wine-red, hidden by the fall foliage. Excellent disease free rating (Nichols).