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HOPA CRABAPPLE
Malus × 'Hopa'

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Photo Locations: UC Davis Arboretum - Davis, CA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA, Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA and Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Fruit good for jelly.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Rosaceae

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Oval, Rounded, Umbrella or Vase Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 10 - 25 feet.

Width: 10 - 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Ovate, Dark Green, Gold, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. Fragrant Red or Rose. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Prolific, Orange or Red Pome, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer 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.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Medium 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, Powdery Mildew, Rust, Scab 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 × 'Hopa' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Dec 16, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/malus-×-hopa >

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