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SARGENT CRABAPPLE
Malus sargentii

Malus sargentii Malus sargentii Malus sargentii Malus sargentii Malus sargentii Malus sargentii Malus sargentii

Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA, The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Branches don't droop, and resist breakage. Trainable as a Standard.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Rosaceae

Additional Common Names

SARGENT CRABAPPLE, SARGENT'S CRABAPPLE

Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Vase Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 5 - 15 feet.

Width: 5 - 15 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 24 Inches per Year.

Leaves Elliptic, Green, Gold or Orange, Deciduous.

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

Persistent, Red Pome, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall Wildlife use it.

Bark Brown or Gray, Rough.

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 4 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, 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.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Container or Screen.

Bonsai or Espalier.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Malus sargentii Tree Record." 1995-2017. Dec 11, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/malus-sargentii >

This tree is not part of the SelecTree Nursery Connection. If you would like to see this tree listed, or know of a nursery that sells it, please contact us at ufei@calpoly.edu.