This disease resistant cross by Dr. Dan Dayton, University of Illinois, has especially good foliage retention during summer. It blooms later than most crabs. The bark is a glossy dark red with numerous prominent lenticels, and the fruit does not drop. 1996 Iowa Tree of the Year.
Set top of rootball two inches above the ground level. Mix half garden soil and half planting mix. Mound soil to form water basin.