Red Jade Weeping Crabapple Tree
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Red Jade Weeping Crabapple Tree
Red Jade Weeping Crabapple Leaf
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Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Spacing: 12-15'
  • Exposure: Full Sun
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Red Jade Weeping Crabapple
Malus x 'Red Jade'
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If you have an area around your home that's crying out for a focal point, consider planting a Red Jade Weeping Crabapple tree! This umbrella-shaped specimen tree will add drama to your landscape all year-round with its graceful cascading form - but that's not all it has to offer. In spring, Red Jade unleashes an avalanche of frosty white flowers, followed by jade-green leaves that sweep the ground if you let them. Keep this beauty within view of your kitchen or living room window, because in winter you'll want to pour yourself a cup of hot cocoa and watch the birds descend upon the shiny red crab apple fruits. Who needs Animal Planet when you can have the real thing?

 

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Spacing: 12-15'
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Show more ›
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The Story

Red Jade traces its lineage to ‘Exzellenz Thiel,’ a Crabapple developed at a German nursery which made its way to the United States in 1912.  It was one of the first weeping trees grown in America.  Dr. George Reed grew ‘Exzellenz Thiel’ at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and in 1935 he tried to improve upon this old weeping variety by sowing its seed.  He did, and from that one plant all future Red Jade trees would originate.  Red Jade was given one of the early plant patents (#1,497) in 1956.

The Details

You won't be jaded when you see this wondrous Weeping Crabapple! In spring, pink buds open to white flowers. Bright red fruit will awaken your senses in late summer as they cling to weeping branches covered by jade green leaves. The vibrant fruit lingers well into winter awarding you and your yard even more seasonal charm.

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 10'
Avg Mature Width 15'
Spacing 12-15'
Growth Rate Moderate
Leaf Color Green
Fall Leaf Color Yellow
Flower Color White
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 No
Deer Resistant No
Drought Tolerant Yes
Dry, Poor Soils Yes
Edible Fruit No
Fragrant No
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. This wide growing weeping form is nearly as wide when shipped in our #15 tree container. Strong stem caliper near 1 1/2" is required to hold the heavy branching and canopy.

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Red Jade Weeping Crabapple Tree
Red Jade Weeping Crabapple Leaf
Red Jade Weeping Crabapple Additional Product Shot 163
Red Jade Weeping Crabapple Additional Product Shot 788
Red Jade Weeping Crabapple Additional Product Shot 789
Red Jade Weeping Crabapple Additional Product Shot 790
Red Jade Weeping Crabapple Additional Product Shot 1256