Raspberry Spear is covered in stunning fragrant pink flowers, followed by dark purple foliage throughout the summer. In fall, the dark purple foliage turns a rusty orange color.
Raspberry Spear Crabapple is a deciduous tree with a distinctive upright form. Beautiful spring blooms are followed by dark purple foliage
Raspberry Spear Crabapple will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.
This tree does best in full sun to partial shade. It requires an evenly moist well-drained soil for optimal growth, but will die in standing water. It is not particular as to soil type, but has a definite preference for acidic soils. Consider applying a thick mulch around the root zone in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates.
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