SelecTree: Tree Detail
Malus × atrosanguinea
Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR
A hybrid between Malus halliana × Malus sieboldii.
Utility friendly tree.
Has fragrant rose flowers.
Malus halliana × Malus sieboldii.
Erect or Weeping with a Low Canopy.
Rounded, Umbrella or Vase Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 15 feet.
Width: 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Ovate, Glossy Medium Green or Purple, Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Pink, Red or Rose. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Prolific, Brown or Yellow Pome, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Fall Edible and Wildlife use it.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 11 and 14 - 21.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 8.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
Salinity Tolerance is Moderate on Coast.
Seaside Tolerance is Medium in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Resistant to Verticillium. Susceptible to Aphids, Beetle Borers, Caterpillars, Psyllid, Scales and Spider Mites, Armillaria, Canker, Crown Rot 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.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Malus × atrosanguinea Tree Record." 1995-2019. Jan 15, 2019.
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