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Mequon Campus Trees: Royal Raindrops Crabapple

Name

Malus x 'JFS-KW5'

Royal Raindrops Crabapple

described by Margaret Kaiser

 

Photos

Upright spreading form 3/18/2019

 

Persistent 1/4" red fruit clusters, 3/18/2019

Leaf out 5/8/2019

     Deep maroon-purple leaf, 5/21/2019 

 

  pinkish-red flowers, 5/21/2019

 

   

     

   

 

Location

Description

Description: Upright spreading form to 20’ high by 15’ spread, bright pinkish-red flowers bloom in spring, deep purple cut leaf foliage with orange-red fall color, good apple scab, fire blight, cedar-apple rust and mildew resistance, 1/4” persistent red fruit

 

Winter Characteristics: ¼” persistent red fruit clusters, dark brown twigs with white lenticels

 


Spring Characteristics: Bright pinkish-red flowers bloom, leaves emerge deep maroon-purple