Malus purpurea ‘Aldenhamensis’ belongs to the Rosaceae family of plants. It is a flowering crabapple tree, it is also known as the Wine Red Crabapple. It is a deciduous tree. The flowers are deep reddish-pink almost cranberry color and are single or double. It flowers profusely in Spring. It produces a dark red fruit after flowering. The foliage is purple-bronze that mature into bronze-green. Malus ‘Aldenhamensis’ can grow up to 4m or 13ft tall.
Plant Malus ‘Aldenhamensis’ in the sun in a fertile, moist but well-drained soil. The fruits are sometimes used for jellies. It attracts birds as they like the fruit as well. It also attracts butterflies and bees.