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Malus scheideckeri 'Red Jade'

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Malus 'Red Jade' in full flower

Malus 'Red Jade' in full flower

More About Malus scheideckeri 'Red Jade'

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

Zone:

3

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

White
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Red Jade 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.


Malus scheideckeri 'Red Jade' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fruit
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Weeping

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Malus scheideckeri 'Red Jade'

Prunus x Snow Fountains® ('Snofozam')

Prunus x Snow Fountains® ('Snofozam')

Snow Fountains® Weeping Cherry

Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula'

Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula'

Weeping Higan Cherry