SelecTree: Tree Detail
HARVEST GOLD CRABAPPLE
Malus × 'Harvest Gold'
Photo Locations: Red Butte Garden - Salt Lake City, UT
Utility friendly tree.
Branches don't droop and resist breakage.
Columnar or Oval Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 20 - 25 feet.
Width: 15 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Elliptic, Green, Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Golden Yellow Pome, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer Wildlife use it.
Bark Gray Brown, Blocky.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately 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 5 - 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, Armillaria, Scab, Fire Blight, Powdery Mildew, Rust and Canker.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.
Bonsai or Espalier.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Malus × 'Harvest Gold' Tree Record." 1995-2019. Mar 19, 2019.
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