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DOLGO CRABAPPLE
Malus × 'Dolgo'

Malus × 'Dolgo' Malus × 'Dolgo' Malus × 'Dolgo' Malus × 'Dolgo' Malus × 'Dolgo' Malus × 'Dolgo' Malus × 'Dolgo' Malus × 'Dolgo' Malus × 'Dolgo' Malus × 'Dolgo' Malus × 'Dolgo'

Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA, Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA and The National Arboretum - Washington, DC

General Notes

Good disease resistance. Clusters of red edible fruit, August-October.

Family: Rosaceae

Additional Common Names

DOLGO CRABAPPLE, MALUS 'DOLGO'

Tree Characteristics

Spreading or Weeping with a Low Canopy.

Rounded or Umbrella Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 35 - 40 feet.

Width: 40 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Ovate, Medium Green or Red, Gold, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Prolific, Red Pome, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall Edible and Wildlife use it.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Wet Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 11 and 14 - 21.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Resistant to Verticillium. Susceptible to Aphids, Beetle Borers, Caterpillars, Psyllid, Scales and Spider Mites, Canker, Crown Rot, Fire Blight, Rust and Sooty Mold.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium Strong.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Allergy Health Hazard.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Attracts Birds and Bees.

Deer Palatable.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Espalier.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Malus × 'Dolgo' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 23, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/malus-×-dolgo >

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