Malus 'Cotton Candy'

Cotton Candy Crabapple

Categories: Flowering/Ornamental Trees

Abundant deep pink buds open to pink flowers. The semidouble to double blooms are three tiers deep, and create the full and fluffy appearance of cotton candy. Malus 'Cotton Candy' is one of the most attractive Crabapples from noted Ohio plantsman Henry Ross.


More About Malus 'Cotton Candy'

  • good resistance to scab and rust

A small rounded tree reaching approximately 12' in height at maturity. Dark green leaves exhibit excellent disease resistance. Non-persistent, deep yellow fruit is 1/2" 


Height:

10-12 ft

Spread:

10-12 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Malus 'Cotton Candy' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Specimen
  • Interesting Bark
  • Screening/Hedge
  • Fragrant
  • Mass Plant
  • Salt Tolerant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant
  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Tolerates most soils

Disease Resistance

  • apple scab resistant

Fall Color

  • Yellow
  • Orange

Flower Color

  • Pink
  • Light Pink
  • Rose

Fruit

  • Yellow

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Vase-like