Purple Spire Columnar Flowering Crabapple


An upright, rounded crabapple form. A very hardy variety. This flowering crab variety has glossy dark purple leaves, with green undercast, and the most beautiful reddish-purple blooms in Spring, which is followed by small, dark red ornamental fruit that will persist into Winter. The foliage of the tree will turn orange in the Fall.

Introduced by Agriculture Canada in Saskatchewan. Known for being a beautiful specimen and very hardy.





Full sun, attracts birds, Zone 2

Malus ‘Purple Spire’

Pot size #5, #10, #25 (2″ cal.)

Narrow, columnar form. Use as slow-growing screen, border or specimen tree. Perfect for placing close to decks and driveways. Compact burgundy-purple foliage and pink blooms in mid-spring which mature to sparse ornamental fruit. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil.

16′ tall by 6′ wide