Thunderchild Crabapple - Malus x 'Thunderchild'

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A small upright, spreading tree with purple foliage and delicate pink flowers in spring followed by small red fruit. Orange-yellow fall colour. Very resistant to fireblight. One of the most reliable performers. Introduction from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Purple
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
10-20'
Spread: 
10-20'
Flower Colors: 
Pink
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Pyramidal
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 4.5 (44 votes)

Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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