Gwendolyn Crabapple

Malus 20x30' Seedling of M. floribunda. Arie den Boer intro, Des Moines, IA, 1944.

Pink buds followed by masses of very large single pink fragrant blooms. 1" red fruit.

One of the rare introductions by Arie den Boer, credited as being the father of the modern ornamental crabapple. The crabapple collection he assembled beginning in 1926 at Waterworks Arboretum in Des Moines is still one of the largest in the world, now known as the Arie den Boer Arboretum.

Appears to be totally disease resistant. Z3/4. Maine Grown. (Semi-dwarf: 3-6' bare-root trees)

472 Gwendolyn
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Additional Information


All apple trees require a second variety for pollination.

For more info:
About Crabapples
About Apples
About Cider Apples
Planting distances
About Apple rootstocks