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Malus 'Moonstone'

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Malus 'Moonstone' - Tipei Crab Apple

Malus 'Moonstone' - Tipei Crab Apple

More About 'Moonstone'

  • Upright, weeping, growth habit with pendulous branches
  • Pink buds open to fragrant, single, white flowers before the leaves emerge
  • Flowers are followed by small, light yellow-red crabapples
  • Leaves are light green in the summer, turning yellow in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

3-4 m

Spread:

2-3 m

Colour:

White
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Tipei Crabapple Growing and Maintenance Tips

As a weeping cultivar, it adds unusual character to a landscape. Use as a specimen, in small groups or mixed with other cultivars. Crabapples have visual appeal in the spring with their abundance of showy flowers. Added appeal lies in the fall and winter with their colourful fruit that is attractive to birds.


'Moonstone' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Weeping

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Malus 'Moonstone'

Prunus x Snow Fountains® ('Snofozam')

Prunus x Snow Fountains® ('Snofozam')

Snow Fountains® Weeping Cherry