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Malus x scheideckeri 'Red Jade' (Crab apple 'Red Jade')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
4m
Max height
4m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Malus x scheideckeri 'Red Jade'

Other names

Crab apple 'Red Jade'

Genus

Malus Malus

Variety or Cultivar

'Red Jade' _ 'Red Jade' is a good candidate for even the smallest gardens as it a small tree. It makes a beautiful addition to the garden with its graceful weeping branches, white flowers opening from pink buds, and small, shiny red fruit.


Malus x scheideckeri 'Red Jade' is: Deciduous

Tree shape

Spreading, Weeping

Flower

White, Flushed pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Woolly aphid , Red spider mite (box and other) Aphids , Caterpillars , Woolly aphid , Red spider mite (box and other)

Apple and pear canker , Apple scab , Fireblight , Powdery mildew Apple and pear canker , Apple scab , Fireblight , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


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Where to grow

Malus x scheideckeri 'Red Jade' (Crab apple 'Red Jade') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Containers

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile soil in full sun. Will tolerate partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Malus x scheideckeri 'Red Jade'

Other names

Crab apple 'Red Jade'

Genus

Malus Malus

Variety or Cultivar

'Red Jade' _ 'Red Jade' is a good candidate for even the smallest gardens as it a small tree. It makes a beautiful addition to the garden with its graceful weeping branches, white flowers opening from pink buds, and small, shiny red fruit.

Foliage

Deciduous

Tree shape

Spreading, Weeping


Colour

Flower

White, Flushed pink in Spring

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Woolly aphid , Red spider mite (box and other)

Specific diseases

Apple and pear canker , Apple scab , Fireblight , Powdery mildew

General care

Propagation methods

Budding, Grafting


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Malus x scheideckeri 'Red Jade' (Crab apple 'Red Jade') will reach a height of 4m and a spread of 4m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Containers

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile soil in full sun. Will tolerate partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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