Rejoice Flowering Crab is blanketed in stunning clusters of fragrant rose flowers with pink overtones along the branches in mid spring before the leaves. The fruits are showy burgundy pomes carried in abundance from early to mid fall. It has burgundy-variegated dark green foliage. The pointy leaves turn gold in fall.
Rejoice Flowering Crab is a deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
Rejoice Flowering Crab will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 18 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 should only be grown in full sunlight. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.