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List of crab-apples with purple or bronze leaves

A selection of flowering crab-apple trees with bronze or purple leaf colours.


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Varieties list

  • Crab-apple trees

    Aros®

    Aros crab-apple trees
    A small slow-growing upright crab-apple, with bronze-green leaves, beautiful dark pink flowers with white centres, and maroon fruits in the autumn.
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus toringo
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    Cardinal

    Cardinal crab-apple trees
    Also known as Princeton Cardinal, a bronze-leaved crab-apple with pink-red spring blossom and red fruitlets in the autumn.
    £25.00 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus hupehensis
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    Crimson Cascade

    Crimson Cascade crab-apple trees
    A new weeping crab-apple with dusky pink blossom and small dark red fruitlets.
    £48.00buy
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus x purpurea
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    Indian Magic

    Indian Magic crab-apple trees
    An excellent all-round crab apple, with attractive bronze leaves, dusky pink blossom, and small persistent red fruits.
    £25.00 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Red
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus
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    Laura

    Laura crab-apple trees
    Malus Laura is a very upright dwarf crab-apple, with bronze leaves, crimson blossom and maroon fruitlets.
    £25.00 - £44.50buy
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus
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    Profusion

    Profusion crab-apple trees
    Malus Profusion (also known as Directeur Moerlands) is a classic crab apple variety, with dense clusters of deep pink blossom followed by small crimson berry-like fruitlets.
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Crimson
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus x moerlandsii
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    Purpurea Evelyn

    Purpurea Evelyn crab-apple trees
    Malus Purpurea Evelyn is a purple-leaved form of the Prairie crab.
    £28.50 - £48.00buy
    • Fruit colour: Green / Yellow
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Dark purple
    Malus ioensis
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    Roberts Crab

    Roberts Crab crab-apple trees
    An unusual red-fleshed crab-apple which has large purple fruits. The juice is a claret red colour.
    £25.00 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Purple
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus
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    Royalty

    Royalty crab-apple trees
    Malus Royalty has bright purple-red blossom, dark green-bronze leaves, and dark red fruitlets.
    £28.50 - £48.00buy
    • Fruit colour: Red - dark
    • Flower colour: Red - dark
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus pumila
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    Scarlett

    Scarlett crab-apple trees
    Malus toringo Scarlett is an ornamental crab apple with bronze leaves, dusky pink blossom, and dark red fruitlets.
    £25.00 - £44.50buy
    • Fruit colour: Purple
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Leaf colour: Bronze
    Malus toringo