Red Jewel Flowering Crab

Malus 'Red Jewel'

Red Jewel Flowering Crab

$270.00$508.00

$270.00$508.00

Clear
Click for Plant Facts – Height, Width, Sun, Water, & More!
Height : 15 feet
Spread: 12 feet
Sunlight: full sun
Water Usage: average to moist
Landscape Use: Accent, Shade, General Garden Use
Flower Color: White
Bloom Period:In Mid Spring
Foliage Type: deciduous
Foliage Color: Green
Deer Resistant?: No

Quick Description
A popular ornamental featuring white flowers in spring and persistent bright red fruit in fall, very compact, upright habit of growth; begs to be given a prominent placement in the front yard or garden border, needs well-drained soil and full sun
Other Names: Roseybloom, Crabapple

What Makes it Special?
Red Jewel Flowering Crab is blanketed in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive shell pink flower buds before the leaves. The fruits are showy cherry red pomes carried in abundance from early fall to late winter. It has dark green deciduous foliage. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall.


Not sure yet? Keep reading ↓ to achieve Plant Geek Status!


Landscape Attributes
Red Jewel Flowering Crab is a deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal 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 tree 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.

Planting & Growing
Red Jewel Flowering Crab will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 3 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 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 particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.



Want more info on sizes?
IndyPlants sells landscape size plant material. These often come in black nursery containers and are classified in sizes such as #2, #3, #5, etc. This correlates to the volume of the container, 2 gallon, 3, gallon, 5 gallon, etc. The bigger the number, the larger the pot, and the larger the plant. You’ll also see larger sizes such as 2” BB, 2.5” BB, 3” BB, etc. This stands for ‘Balled & Burlapped’. These plants are usually much larger and are not transported in black nursery pots. The sizing correlates to the diameter of the trunk of the tree.

Similar Products

American Hornbeam |

$368.00$702.00

Shawnee Brave Baldcypress |

$540.00$681.00

Your Plants, Our Promise

If there’s a problem with a plant you’ve ordered from us, we’ll make it right. Period. Drop us a line at support@indyplants.com with a brief description and photos, and we’ll get back to you ASAP.

Do you accept returns?

We do our best to handpick only the best quality plants from trusted, local nurseries. If for whatever reason your order doesn’t meet your expectations, you can return your plants for a full refund within 48 hours of delivery.

Do your plants have a warranty?

Nature can take a toll on even the best cared for plants. If your plant dies within one year from the date it was delivered, you’ll get an exact replacement to the best of our ability. If you’d prefer a substitution or a full refund, we’ve got you covered.