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SIBERIAN CRABAPPLE
Malus baccata

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Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA, UC Berkeley Botanic Garden - Berkeley, CA, Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and The National Arboretum - Washington, DC

General Notes

Branches droop but resist breakage. Trainable as a Standard.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Rosaceae

Additional Common Names

SIBERIAN CRABAPPLE, ASIAN WILD CRABAPPLE

Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 50 feet.

Width: 50 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Elliptic, Green, Gold, Deciduous.

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

Persistent, Red or Yellow Pome, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall Edible.

Bark Gray, Ridged.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Fruit and Leaves.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 11 and 14 - 21.

USDA Hardiness Zones 3 - 7.

Exposure Full Sun.

Well Drained Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic Soil pH.

Salinity Tolerance is Moderate Inland.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Webworm, Scales, Mites and Caterpillars, Scab, Fire Blight, Powdery Mildew, Rust and Canker.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Attracts Birds.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Buffer Strip, Container or Street Tree.

Bonsai or Espalier.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Malus baccata Tree Record." 1995-2017. Dec 16, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/malus-baccata >

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