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    Snowdrift Flowering Crab

    Malus 'Snowdrift'

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    Snowdrift Flowering Crab (Malus 'Snowdrift') at Hartman Companies

    Snowdrift Flowering Crab in bloom

    Snowdrift Flowering Crab in bloom

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    Snowdrift Flowering Crab (Malus 'Snowdrift') at Hartman Companies

    Snowdrift Flowering Crab flowers

    Snowdrift Flowering Crab flowers

    (Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

    Snowdrift Flowering Crab (Malus 'Snowdrift') at Hartman Companies

    Snowdrift Flowering Crab fruit

    Snowdrift Flowering Crab fruit

    (Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

    Height:  15 feet

    Spread:  20 feet

    Sunlight:  full sun 

    Hardiness Zone:  3

    Other Names:  Roseybloom, Crabapple

    Description:

    An exceptionally showy ornamental tree that's bathed in white flowers in spring and colorful orange-red fruit in fall, spreading habit of growth, hardy; makes a wonderful feature tree in the landscape, needs well-drained soil and full sun

    Ornamental Features

    Snowdrift Flowering Crab is clothed in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive pink flower buds before the leaves. The fruits are showy tomato-orange pomes carried in abundance from early to mid fall. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall.

    Landscape Attributes

    Snowdrift Flowering Crab is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

    This is a high maintenance tree that will require regular care and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

    • Disease

    Snowdrift Flowering Crab is recommended for the following landscape applications;

    • Accent
    • Shade

    Planting & Growing

    Snowdrift Flowering Crab will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 20 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

    This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

     
     
    Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
    Characteristics
    Accent  Shade 
    Applications
    Flowers  Fruit 
    Ornamental Features
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