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Malus 'Red Barron'

Malus 'Red Barron' - Red Barron Crabapple

More About 'Red Barron'

  • Columnar habit with nearly vertical branches
  • Dark red buds open to fragrant, single, red flowers before the leaves emerge
  • Flowers are followed by small, shiny, red crabapples
  • Leaves emerge copper-bronze and turn purple-green in the summer
  • Foliage is bright orange in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

2-3 m

Colour:

Red
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Red Barron Crabapple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Used as a specimen in areas where a vertical accent is desired or space is limited. This crabapple has visual appeal in the spring with its abundance of showy flowers.  


'Red Barron' 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

Upright
Columnar

Foliage Color

Purple
Bronze
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen