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Jewelberry Flowering Crab*

Malus 'Jewelberry'

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Jewelberry Flowering Crab (Malus 'Jewelberry') at Alsip Home and Nursery

Jewelberry Flowering Crab flowers

Jewelberry Flowering Crab flowers

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Jewelberry Flowering Crab (Malus 'Jewelberry') at Alsip Home and Nursery

Jewelberry Flowering Crab flowers

Jewelberry Flowering Crab flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

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

Height:  10 feet

Spread:  12 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4

Other Names:  Roseybloom, Crabapple

Description:

A spectacular dwarf ornamental that's absolutely blanketed in snow white flowers in spring and persistent, small bright red fruit in fall, very compact habit of growth; makes an ideal accent for the mixed border, needs well-drained soil and full sun

Ornamental Features

Jewelberry Flowering Crab is blanketed in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive pink flower buds before the leaves. The fruits are showy red pomes carried in abundance from early to late fall. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall.

Landscape Attributes

Jewelberry Flowering Crab is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. 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 shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Jewelberry Flowering Crab is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Jewelberry Flowering Crab will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

This shrub 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 particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 

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

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Fruit 
Ornamental Features