Gladiator is an excellent ornamental tree with a profusion of bright pink flowers followed by small reddish-purple fruit on a stately, upright crown. Glossy bronze-purple leaves look lush all growing season long. Ideal ornamental tree for space-challenged sites including under power lines, as a small, boulevard tree or planted in a row for a screen. High disease resistance.
This is a 'clean' crabapple. The fruit are so small that they stay on the trees into winter and get picked and eaten by the birds!
- Mature Size: 18' tall x 10' wide
- Full Sun Tree
- Drought tolerant
- Medium growth rate (18" - 24"/year in height)