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Sweet Sugar Tyme® Crabapple Malus sp.

Exposure
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
Mature Size
10' 10'
Height
10'
Spread
10'
  • Details

    Features

    When you think of ornamental crabapples, does the fruit come to mind first? With Sweet Sugar Tyme® it should! In springtime there are abundant blooms, which are gorgeous in their own right, but it's really the bunches of resulting fruit that persist and dazzle in wintertime that set it apart from other varieties.

    Top reasons to grow Sweet Sugar Tyme crabapple:

    - Vivid red bunches of long-lasting fruit

    - Appealing, compact, oval habit

    - Gorgeous spring bloom

    Fragrant Flower
    Produces Berries
    Fall Interest
    Winter Interest
    Attracts: 
    Bees
    Birds
    Butterflies

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Tree
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    120 Inches
    Spacing: 
    120 Inches
    Spread: 
    120 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    White
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    Old Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Uses Notes: 

    Small form suits it for use in any size landscape, as a specimen or focal planting.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Will thrive in most soil types, but prefers moist, well-drained slightly acidic soil.

    Needs minimal pruning, only to maintain its rounded shape. Do so in spring after flowering, as it flowers on old wood.

    Sweet Sugar Tyme® Malus sp. 'Swesutyzam'
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