Tree Detail



Crabapple, Robinson

Malus   'Robinson'

Category: deciduous tree   Size: small

Mature Size: 25 - 30' by 15 - 25'

Zone:   Growth Rate: slow


Elevation (if known):

Water: Once established, thrive with little care and occasional, deep watering. They do not appreciate wet feet. Prune to maintain good air circulation.

Soil : Adaptable, but prefer well-drained.

Sun: Sunny location with good air circulation.

Comments: Works well in Alamosa, slower growing than Hopa. Has dark pink blossoms. Virtually pest free.


Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? yes

Street Tree? yes   Street Tree Conditions:

CO/NM native? no   Native to:

Known Locations: Many around Alamosa. One along front fence at 507 Pikes Peak.

Information Sources: Rky Mtn Gardener's Guide; Little Valley Whole Sales Nursery