Gladiator Crabapple will burst with hot pink flower in spring producing small crabapples in late summer. It will grow to a height of 10' and 12' and just as wide. Plant Gladiator Crabapple in full sun and well drained soil.
Gladiator Crabapple will attract pollinators, hummingbirds, birds, and wildlife. You can use the reddish purple crabapples for making jam if you pick them before the deer get them. Gladiator Crabapple is also a Firewise plant. Gladiator Crabapple is an excellent ornamental tree that can be used as a specimen tree or planted in a row for screening.