Royalty Crabapple – Malus ‘Royalty’

Royalty Crabapple

Royalty Crabapple Trio blooming May 8th

The Royalty Crabapple is an outstanding ornamental with single, dark red blossoms in spring that produce large, dark red fruit in the fall. The new foliage is a glossy rich purple with a green undercast, turning purple-green in mid-summer and brilliant purple in the fall.

Royalty crabbapple blossoms & foliageThis very hardy, blight resistant crabapple has outstanding foliage with the leaves having a bright, varnished appearance and nice purple fall color. It prefers full sun and moist, well drained soil. This upright, vigorous growing tree provides three-season interest for visual enjoyment.

Royalty Crabapple – Malus ‘Royalty’, Morton Arboretum acc. 103-90* 1, 2 & 3, Photos: Bruce J. Marlin

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