Gladiator Crabapple

Malus x adstringens 'Durleo' PP20,167

Gladiator Crabapple in full bloom in the landscape

Gladiator is an excellent ornamental tree with a profusion of bright pink flowers followed by small reddish-purple fruit on a stately, upright crown. Glossy bronze-purple leaves look lush all growing season long and have high disease resistance. Gladiator is an ideal ornamental tree for space-challenged sites including under power lines, as a small boulevard tree or planted in a row for a screen.

  • Height

    20'

  • Width

    9'

  • Exposure

    Full Sun

  • Hardiness Zone

    2-8

  • Heat Zone

    7

  • Shape

    Upright

  • Flower Color

    Pink

  • Foliage

    Dark Purple

  • Fall Foliage

    Dark Purple

Bonus Attributes

  • Attracts Butterflies icon

    Attracts Butterflies

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    Creates Privacy

  • Drought Tolerant icon

    Drought Tolerant

Caring Tips

  • pruning

    Late Winter

  • watering

    Medium

  • fertilizing

    BalancedNPK

Watering Distilyium with watering can

Know your zone

Zone Hardiness Map

The colored areas show where this plant thrives. Knowing this will help you select the most appropriate plants for your zone.