Flowering crab

Flowering crab

(Malus x astringens ‘Thunderchild’)

A hardy, compact upright tree with deep purple leaves and a round spreading head. The dark pink blossoms appear before foliage. Strong resistance to fireblight. Grows to 16 ft. with a 13 ft. spread. Great for areas where space is at a premium.

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THUNDERCHILD FLOWERING CRAB

Leaves/Flowers

  • Leaves: Dark purple
  • Flowers: Dark pink blossoms appear before foliage

Tree

  • Growth habit: Compact, upright growth habit with a round spreading head
    • Medium growth
  • Height: 5m (16ft.)
  • Spread: 4m (13ft.)
  • Other: Ornamental
    • Strong resistance to fireblight
    • Great for areas where space is at a premium
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