Adirondack Crabapple

Adirondack Crabapple
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Plant Information
Common Name Adirondack Crabapple
Botanical Name Malus x Adirondack
Plant Type Ornamental
Mature Height 15 to 20 ft
Mature Width 12 to 15 ft
Growth Habit Upright
Bloom Color White with Pink Edge
Bloom Interest Showy
Bloom Period April
Seasonal Interest Spring, Fall
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Type Simple
Fall Color Orange-red
Attributes 1/2" Orange-red, Decorative Fruit
Attracts Butterflies Yes
Attracts Birds Yes
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
USDA Hardiness Zone 4 to 8
Zoned for KC Region Yes
Water Preference Moist,Well-drained
Maintenance Level Moderate
Cost Moderate
Watering Notes Water deeply if rainfall is less than 1" per week especially for the first 3 years after planting. After roots are established, water deeply in extreme weather situations.
Fertilize Notes According to Missouri Department of Conservation, trees seldom need to be fertilized even when planting. But it may be used to increase growth rates. If the tree is weak or distressed, fertilizer should only be applied sparingly.
Prune Notes Prune out all water sprouts growing up from interior branches, then prune out any interior branches that grow back into the center. On the exterior, only prune branches that are being shaded by overhead branches.