Centennial Crabapple Tree (Malus domestica ‘Centennial’)

Centennial Crabapple Tree

The Centennial Crabapple Tree (Malus domestica ‘Centennial’) is a beautiful ornamental tree with edible fruit and a lovely display of pink buds that burst into darling, scented white blooms that will be buzzing with pollinators each spring!

Heavy producing trees with vigorous growth. Producing bushels of small, crisp and sweet oval-shaped fruit with rosy skin! Great for canning and jelly and for kids to snack on! Filling out with lush green foliage throughout the growing season, these are handsome trees throughout the growing season!

Ripening in mid-late August, Centennial is a wonderful pollinator species that will help pollinate other Apple tree varieties. Prune to size as needed to tuck this beneficial tree into existing orchards or into your established landscape.

Planting and Application:

Whether to support a single Apple as its pollinator, or an entire orchard, Centennial is a fantastic addition to your home fruit tree stand. Even as a single specimen tree, you’ll still reap the rewards of a delicious fruit tree and enjoy it as a stand-alone focal point.

From the gorgeous floral display in spring and the shade the foliage casts over your seating and garden areas, to the late summer jewels and touch of fall foliage color. This is a beautiful tree for any part of your property, bringing beauty wherever it grows!

  • Fruit production – jelly and canning, fresh eating, applesauce
  • Fragrant white blossoms for pollinators
  • Mid-sized tree and late summer harvest
  • Beneficial wildlife tree
  • Prune into hedgerows for privacy or use as a specimen tree

Tips for Care:

For best flowering and fruiting production, be sure to plant Centennial in a full sun location. Provide air circulation and fertile ground that won’t pool with water after rain. Not particular on soil type, plant this Crabapple tree in fertile ground that has moderate moisture access throughout the growing season.

  • Crabapples are easy to grow and cold hardy
  • Great disease resistance to mildew, rust & blight
  • Prune in winter when dormant
  • Provide a full sun, well enriched, well-drained site with moderate moisture access
  • Pollinators for this variety: Cortland, Cripps Pink, Empire, Freedom, Fuji, Gala, Granny Smith, Jonathan, McIntosh, Winecrisp

For a fantastic ornamental flowering tree that also provides you and your family with healthy snacks, look no further than the Centennial Crabapple Tree!

Centennial Crabapple Tree (Malus domestica ‘Centennial’) Details

Common name Centennial Crabapple Tree
Botanical name Malus domestica 'Centennial'
Plant type Deciduous
Hardiness zone 4-7
Growth rate Medium
Harvest time Fall
Height Semi-Dwarf: 8 - 12 ft.; Standard: 20-25 ft.
Width 8 - 12 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Widely Adaptable
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Pruning time Late Winter
Flower color White