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Pink Princess Sargent Crabapple Tree
Pink Princess Sargent Crabapple Leaf
Pink Princess Sargent Crabapple Additional Product Shot 351
Pink Princess Sargent Crabapple Additional Product Shot 1003

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Spacing: 10-15'
  • Exposure: Full Sun
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Pink Princess Sargent Crabapple
Malus sargentii 'Pink Princess'
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Support your local honeybees with a Pink Princess™ Sargent Crabapple—a pollinator paradise when it opens its profusion of rosy pink blossoms in spring. You’ll do another good deed for wildlife by providing songbirds with hundreds of sweet-tasting crabapple fruits in winter. And all year-round, this gorgeous little ornamental tree will be a feast for the eyes for you as well! When you see its pretty pink flowers, clean foliage, unique spreading habit, and glossy red fruits for yourself, you’ll be as happy as the neighborhood critters that you chose a Pink Princess™ Crabapple for your yard.

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Spacing: 10-15'
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Show more ›
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The Story

In 1873, Harvard grad Charles Sargent became the first Director of the Arnold Arboretum in Boston, Massachusetts.  Not content to sit back and let others send him additions to the new arboretum, he traveled the world collecting plants himself.  One of his acquisitions was a new (to the West) Crabapple from Japan with a naturally dwarf habit.  In the 1980s, J. Frank Schmidt Nursery in Oregon used this “Sargent” Crab in hybridizing this selection.  Pink Princess has the tidy, dwarf form of Sargent, but soft pink flowers instead of white.

The Details

The perfect “princess” for a smaller garden! The distinct, horizontal branching produces bright rose pink flowers in the spring and red fruit in the fall. It also keeps its red tinted leaves all season long. This lovely flowering tree will attract birds throughout the year.

How to Grow

Flowering Crabapples grow well in a wide range of soil conditions and should be planted in a sunny area of your yard; they can tolerate very light shade as well. As with all trees, keep your newly planted Crabapple watered. Don’t keep the soil too wet, however, moist soil is fine. Crabapples also like fertilizer, the more you give them – the more they grow. Once a year apply a simple tree fertilizer during fall to help promote new growth and flowers for the following season. Pruning Flowering Crabapples is fairly easy. Prune branches after your Crabapple is done flowering and cut off any suckers around the base of your tree whenever they appear.

More Info

Cold Tolerance/Hardiness Zone 4
Heat Tolerance/Hardiness Zone 8
Exposure Full Sun
Avg Mature Height 8'
Avg Mature Width 12'
Spacing 10-15'
Growth Rate Very Slow
Leaf Color Green/Purple
Fall Leaf Color Yellow
Flower Color Pink
Flower Time Spring
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Time Fall
Cary Award Winner No
PA Gold Medal Award No
Attractive Bark No
Attracts Birds Yes
Attracts Butterflies No
Attracts Hummingbirds Yes
Attracts Pollinators Yes
Deer Resistant No
Drought Tolerant Yes
Dry, Poor Soils Yes
Edible Fruit No
Fragrant Yes
Groundcover No
Hedge/Windbreak No
Native No
Salt Tolerance/Seashore Yes
Seasonal Cut Branches No
Shade Tolerance No
Showy Flowers Yes
Specimen Yes
Urban Conditions Yes
Utility Line Trees Yes
Wet Moist Soils No
Winter Interest Yes
Woodland Garden No
Decor/Craft Use No

Size Guide

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Scale

Size: B

Size B

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Size B Trees:

5-6' tall. Shipped in our #15 tree container with strong caliper near 1 - 1 1/2". Well developed canopy and branching.

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Pink Princess Sargent Crabapple Tree
Pink Princess Sargent Crabapple Leaf
Pink Princess Sargent Crabapple Additional Product Shot 351
Pink Princess Sargent Crabapple Additional Product Shot 1003