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RED-JADE CRABAPPLE
Malus × 'Red Jade'

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Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Has fair disease resistance.

Family: Rosaceae

Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Umbrella Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 15 - 20 feet.

Width: 15 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 Inches per Year.

Longevity 50 to 150 years.

Leaves Oval, Dark Green, Gold, Deciduous.

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

Prolific, Red Pome, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer Edible and Wildlife use it.

Bark Light Green or Light Gray, Scaly.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 21.

USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, 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 Beetle Borers, Coddling Moths and Psyllid, Canker, Crown Rot, Fire Blight, Scab and Sooty Mold.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

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 × 'Red Jade' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Dec 11, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/malus-×-red-jade >

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