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Malus 'Robinson'

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Malus 'Robinson' - Robinson Crab Apple

Malus 'Robinson' - Robinson Crab Apple

More About 'Robinson'

  • Upright, broadly oval, growth habit
  • Deep pink flowers bloom before the leaves emerge
  • Flowers are followed by small to medium, bright red crabapples
  • Pointy leaves emerge purple, turning bronze-green in the summer
  • Foliage turns orange in the fall
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

4

Height:

7-8 m

Spread:

7-8 m

Colour:

Pink (deep)
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Robinson Crabapple Growing and Maintenance Tips

This cultivar has good resistance to many commonly, occurring disease. 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.


'Robinson' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Fast
Fast
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Fruit
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Oval
Spreading
Upright

Foliage Color

Bronze
Orange
Purple
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Malus 'Robinson'