Thunderchild Rosybloom Crabapple

Malus x adstringens ‘Thunderchild’


A flowering crabapple with oval crown and leaves that turn deep purple during the growing season. Small red fruit in late summer. Resistant to fireblight. Developed by Percy Wright of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.



Height: 20′

Spread: 15′

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Deep Purple

Fall Foliage: Dark Red

Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading

Flower Colour: Rose-Pink

Blooms: Spring

Key Features: Spring Blooms, Ornamental Red Fruit

Landscape Uses: Accent, Shade