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Hall's Flowering Crab*

Malus halliana

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Hall's Flowering Crab (Malus halliana) at Alsip Home and Nursery

Hall's Flowering Crab in bloom

Hall's Flowering Crab in bloom

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Hall's Flowering Crab (Malus halliana) at Alsip Home and Nursery

Hall's Flowering Crab flowers

Hall's Flowering Crab flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  20 feet

Spread:  20 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Other Names:  Roseybloom, Crabapple


This stunning vase shaped ornamental tree is an excellent accent for the home landscape; smothered in highly fragrant shell pink flowers in mid to late spring followed by striking red fruit; fast growing and moderately disease resistant

Ornamental Features

Hall's Flowering Crab is draped in stunning clusters of fragrant shell pink flowers along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive rose flower buds before the leaves. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The oval leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruits are showy red pomes displayed from mid summer to early fall.

Landscape Attributes

Hall's 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. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Disease

Hall's Flowering Crab is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Shade

Planting & Growing

Hall's Flowering Crab will grow to be about 20 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 fast 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 species is not originally from North America.


* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Accent  Shade 
Flowers  Fruit  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features