SelecTree: Tree Detail
Malus × 'Hopa'
Photo Locations: UC Davis Arboretum - Davis, CA, Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA, Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA and Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Fruit good for jelly.
Has fragrant Flower.
Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Oval, Rounded, Umbrella or Vase Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 10 - 25 feet.
Width: 10 - 25 feet.
Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Ovate, Dark Green, Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Red or Rose. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Prolific, Orange or Red Pome, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer Edible and Wildlife use it.
Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Wet Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 11 and 14 - 21.
USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 8.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.
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, Fire Blight, Powdery Mildew, Rust, Scab 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 × 'Hopa' Tree Record." 1995-2019. Jan 15, 2019.
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