Crabapple Tree
Jim Janke for NCSU Ext.

Crabapple Berries
Kathleen Moore for NCSU Ext.

Common Name:  Crabapple

Scientific NameMalus spp.

Mature Height and Width: Hgt: 15-26 feet; Width: 10-20 feet 

Cultural Requirements (Sun/Water/Soil Type): Medium moisture, well-drained, acidic loams in full sun.  

Bloom Time:  Spring

Flower Color:  Varied from white to pink to red

Pollinator Type:  Birds, butterflies; host plant for butterfly/moth caterpillars, which in turn are food source for birds.