Crabapple Marilee

SKU: 15118 Category:

Botanical Name: Malus 'Jarmin'

Cultivar: Jarmin

Brand: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.

Other Names: Roseybloom, Crabapple

A vigorous, disease resistant cultivar with a stiffly upright, narrow form, deep pink buds covering the branches, open to white double blooms in spring, virtually fruitless, an excellent choice for courtyards or patios, streetscapes, or near utility lines

Plant Categories: Tree, Flowering Tree, Ornamental Tree, Shade Tree, Deciduous Tree

Water Requirements
Average, Moist

Sunlight Requirements
Full Sun

Plant Height
25 Feet

Plant Width/Spread
10 Feet


Flowering Plant

Suitable For Growing Under Power Lines

Interesting Fall Color

Out of stock


Growth & Care

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone4a
Growth RateAverage
Recommended Pruning MethodLate Winter Pruning


Foliage TypeDeciduous
Fall ColorYellow
Plant FormVase-shaped


Flower PeriodSpring
Flower ColorWhite
Flower FragranceMedium

Additional Categories

Additional CategoryFlowering Crab
Landscape ApplicationAccent, Shade, Garden


Planting & Growing

Marilee® Flowering Crab will grow to be about 25 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 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.

Landscape Attributes

Marilee® Flowering Crab is a dense deciduous tree with an indistinguished habit of growth. 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.

This tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Marilee®: Flowering Crab is recommended for the following landscape applications:

Accent, Shade, General Garden Use

Ornamental Features

Marilee® Flowering Crab is covered in stunning clusters of lightly-scented white flowers along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive rose flower buds before the leaves. It has green deciduous foliage. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall.