Flowering deciduous trees with pink, white or red flowers and fruit which is edible or showy, sometimes both. Most grow 6' to 30'. Leaves are pointed oval, deep green to nearly purple.
ALMEY To 15'. Upright. Young leaves purplish, mature leaves bronze. Single, scarlet blooms, white at base. Scarlet fruit.
BRANDYWINE Resembles Klehm's Bechtel. Tree is very symmetrically oval. Grows in height from 15' to 20' with equal spread. Leaves are large dark green with red tint turning purple. Flower is a fragrant deep rose bloom. Fruit is green.
CENTURIAN Tree grows in a narrow upright form. Grows in height to 20' with a 15' spread. The leaves are purple, fading to bronze-green in summer. The flowers start with a red bud opening to a single rose-red blossom. Fruit is small and glossy red which holds until April.
DOLGO One of the hardier crabs. Tree grows upright and has willowy branch spread. Grows in height from 30' to 35' with equal spread. Leaves are glossy green and dense. The flowers are single and white. The fruit is large, red and is edible. Very resistant to diseases.
ELEYI A graceful looking tree. Leaves are veined. Flowers bloom in April and are deep red.
FLORIBUNDA Dense, horizontal branching. Grows in height from 15' to 20' with a spread of 25'. Leaves are small and green. Flower is a single, red bud opening to pink and then fading to white. Fruit is yellow-red.
HARVEST GOLD Vigorous, upright growers. Height reaching 15' to 20'. Foliage is medium green. Flowers are large single white blooms. Fruit is the key to this crab because they are rich gold remaining until late fall. It is very disease resistant.
HOPA Tree is upright, broadening some with age. Grows in height to 20' with a spread of 25'. Leaves are dense with a dark green color. Flowers are single, pink with a white center, fragrant. Fruit is orange and is good for jelly.
INDIAN SUMMER Tree has a rounded head. Foliage is dark green. Flowers are rose-red. Fruit is bright red and gives the tree a lovely fall look.
KLEHM'S BECHTEL Round head form with soft, green foliage which turns orange in fall. Grows in height from 20' to 30' with a 20' spread. Flower is a fragrant, very large, double pink bloom. Blooms late in season.
MADONNA (Plant Patent No. 6672). Tree is compact and upright. Grows in heights from 15' to 18'. Leaves are dark green and disease resistant. Flower is large, double white blossoms that bloom early and last longer than other crabs.
PINK PERFECTION Tree form has a rounded head. Grows in height to 20' feet. Leaves are thick and dark green. Flowers start with red buds opening into a double pink blossom. Almost non-fruiting.
PINK SPIRE Tree has narrow upright form. Grows in height from 15' to 18'. Red-purplish foliage in spring turning green-bronze in summer. Flower is a single pink bloom which is then followed by small purplish fruit.
PROFUSION Upright, spreading growth. Grows in height from 15' to 20' with an equal spread. Leaves are purplish when young, changing to bronze-red. Blooms with a single, deep pink flower. It has small, maroon fruit.
RADIANT Tree is medium sized with broad growth. Grows in height from 15' to 20' with an equal spread. Leaf is purple when young, turning green with age. Flower is a single, deep red bud, turning pink when in bloom. Small, bright red fruit about mid-summer.
RED BARRON Tree is narrow and upright. Grows in heights to 18' tall with an 8' spread. Leaves are purple fading to bronze-green. Flower is a single deep red bloom. Fruit is dark red. This crab is also disease resistant.
RED SILVER Fast growing with dense branches that tend to droop gracefully. Grows in height from 20' to 30' with spread of 15'. Leaves are reddish-bronze, silvered with silky hair. Flowers are single, deep wine opening to pink. Fruit is purplish-red and good for jellies.
ROBINSON Vigorous grower with upright habit early, later spreading with dense branching. Height 20' to 25'. Spring foliage is purplish-green turning deep green in summer and turns orange in fall. Flowers are deep pink. Fruit dark red hanging late into fall. Disease resistant.
ROYALTY Dense, mound-like crown. Grows in height to 15' with equal spread. Leaf is dark purple, one of the prettiest foliage colors. Flower is a single, purple bloom. Fruit is dark red.
SARGENTI Dense with branches looking much like a shrub. Grows in height from 6' to 10' with a spread of 8' to 14'. Leaf is dark green. Flower is a profuse blooming of single white blooms. Flower is fragrant. Fruit is small and red in color.
SCHEIDECKERI Tree is dense and upright. Grows in height to 20' with equal spread. Foliage is dense, dark green. Flowers are semi-double, rosy-pink, flowering April to May. Fruit is small and yellow holding into November.
SELKIRK Upright and spreading. Tree matures to 20' in height. Foliage is reddish changing to bronze-green in summer. Flowers are deep pink.
SNOWDRIFT A strong, uniform tree with broad rounded form. Grows in height to 20' with equal spread. Leaf is a glossy green. Flower is a single that has a pink bud, blooming white and fragrant. Fruit is bright red.
SPRING SNOW (Plant Patent No. 2667). Tree has rounded head. Grows in height from 15' to 20' with about equal spread. Foliage is bright green. Tree is covered with pure white flowers in spring. Crab is sterile so no fruit is produced making it a very clean crab.
SUGAR TYME (Plant Patent No. 7062). Tree grows in an upright oval form. Foliage is shiny green and it is disease resistant. Buds are pale pink and blossoms are snowy white and completely covers the tree. Masses of rich red fruit are effective from mid October, remaining colorful into January.
ZUMI Tree has a rounded form. Grows in height from 12' to 15'. Leaf is dark green. Flower is single, white and fragrant. Fruit is bright red.
Malus Pendula - Weeping Crabapples
CANDIED APPLE (Plant Patent No. 4038). The tree branched horizontally to pendulous with an irregular pattern. Leaves are heavy textured dark green with an overcast of red. The flowers are pink. Fruit is bright showy red. Disease resistant.
ECHTERMEYER Grows in height from 12' to 15'. Leaf is purplish, turning to bronzy-green. Flower is purplish-red, fading to a pale pink. Fruit is purplish-red.
RED JADE Long, slender, weeping branches show off the profuse, single white blooms. Grows in height from 12' to 15'. Foliage is green. Fall fruit is cherry-red.
Prunus - Flowering Cherry
Small to medium trees which produce massive, beautiful blooms. Generally pest and disease free. Water deeply and infrequently.
ACCOLADE Small tree with spreading, horizontal branches. Grows in height from 15' to 20'. Flower is semi-double pink bloom which hangs in small, drooping clusters.
AKEBONO Dense, rounded head with a spreading form. Grows in height from 20' to 25' with an equal spread. Blooms in early spring before leaves appear. Flower is a single, pale pink bloom.
AMANAGOWA Grows in columnar shape. Grows in height from 15' to 25' with a spread of 4' to 5'. Bark is gray in color. Leaves are yellowish-green. Flower is a semi-double, light pink with deeper pink margins.
AUTUMNALIS Graceful branching with a dense, rounded head. Grows in height from 15' to 30' with an equal spread. Leaves are green, small, and have a fine texture. Flower is a double, pinkish white bloom which blooms three separate times from November through March.
KWANZAN The most popular of all flowering cherries. Upright and spreading with limbs leaving trunk rather steeply. Grows in height from 15' to 25'. Leaves appearing with flowers as a reddish-copper, later turning to dark green. Flower is large, double deep pink.
MT. FUJI (P. serrulata "Shirotae") To 20'. Semi-double pinkish bud, white when fully opened. Purplish-pink as flower ages. Early.
SARGENT Hardy, upright tree with rounded top. Grows in height from 40' to 60'. Leaves turn to a beautiful brilliant orange-red in fall. Flower is a single, pale pink.
SERRULA (Birch Bark P. serrula) To 30' with equal spread. Beautiful bark with mahogany red color. Small white flowers in mid-season.
SHIROFUGEN (P. serrulata "Shirofugen") To 25'. Double, long-stalked, pink flowers fading to white. Latest bloom.
TAIWAN Graceful, upright, slender tree. Performs well in southern California. Single, electric purple-pink flowers.
WHITCOMBI (P. subhirtella "Whitcombii") To 20' to 25'. Buds almost red opening to pink, single flowers. Very early, profuse bloom.
YOSHINO (P. yedoensis) Fast growing to 40'. Graceful, curving growth. Single, white-pink to nearly white, fragrant, early flowers.
Prunus Pendula - Weeping Flowering Cherry
A really outstanding garden choice. excellent in containers.
DOUBLE SUBHIRTELLA A small tree with graceful, weeping branches. Grows in height from 15' to 18'. Flowers are double, rose-pink. This is the most popular of all weeping cherries.
SNOW FOUNTAINS (P. pendula) Tree has graceful, weeping branches. Grows in height from 15' to 18'. Flowers are single and white in color. The hardiest, easiest to grow of the wepping varieties.
Prunus - Flowering Plums
Easily grown in any soil. Very ornamental with beautiful flowers. Small to medium in size.
BLIREIANA A graceful, small, rounded tree. Grows in height from 15' to 30'. Leaves are reddish-purple in early spring, turning to a greenish-brown in summer. The double flower is large and bright pink with a fragrance. Flowers open early. Tree is very showy.
KRAUTER VESUVIUS Tree has an upright, oval head (more upright than Thundercloud). Grows in height from 15' to 20'. Leaves are dark purplish-black. Flower is a single, light pink bloom. Tree does well in hot, dry climates.
NEWPORT Small, spreading shrub-like tree. Very hardy and does well in many different climates. Grows in height from 15' to 20' with a spread of 10'. Leaves are purplish-red. Flower is a single, light pink bloom.
THUNDERCLOUD Shape is round. Grows in height from 20' to 30'. Holds its dark purple foliage all growing season. Flower is white. Also a good fruiting tree.
Prunus - Flowering Peach
More adaptable than fruiting peaches. Showy flowers very early. Cold hardy but flowers may be caught in frost.
WHITE Wide, spreading and globular. Double, white blooms.
PINK (Helen Borchers) Fragrant, very large, pink flowers, Late
RED Profuse, double, red flowers. Globular, sparse, pubescent drupe.
PEPPERMINT Flowers striped red and white; may also bear all red and all white flowers on same branch.
From 20' to 50' high with a strong horizontal branching pattern. Foliage long, oval, scalloped, leathery and dark glossy green. Early blooming with pure white flowers. Resistant to fire blight. Excellent fall color. Very ornamental and outstanding tree.
ARISTOCRAT (Plant Patent No. 3193) A pyramidal growth habit forming an open crown. Its form makes it less susceptible to storm damage. Leaves are narrow and green turning deep red in the fall. Flowers are white. It has proven to be more cold hardy than some of the other pear varieties.
BRADFORD Dense, rounded form. Grows in height from 35' to 40'. Leaves are glossy green. Flowers come early and are white in color.
CHANTICLEER (Registered) Tree is pyramidal with very dense branches. Grows in height to 30' with a 12' to 15' spread. Leaves are waxy, dark green turning red in the fall. Flowers are single white.
CLEVELAND SELECT Shape is somewhat cone shaped with good branching. Grows in height from 25' to 30'. Leaves are green with outstanding fall color of purple and reddish-orange. Flowers are white.
RED SPIRE (Plant Patent No. 3815) Pyramidal tree which is very hardy. Grows in height from 30' to 35' with a 20' spread. Leaves are glossy green, with a yellow to red fall color. Flowers are large and white.