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Malus × zumi

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Photo Locations: Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA

General Notes

A hybrid between Malus baccata × Malus seiboldii.

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Branches droop but resist breakage. Trainable as a Standard. Fragrant white flowers attract pollinators while the bright red fruit is favored by birds.

Family: Rosaceae

Additional Common Names


Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Spreading Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 20 feet.

Width: 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity 40 to 60 years.

Leaves Elliptic, Green, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.

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

Persistent, Red or Orange Pome.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 1 - 11 and 14 - 21.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 8a.

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, Armillaria, Scab, Fire Blight and Mildew.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Attracts Birds.

Special Uses & Values

Container, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.


Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Malus × zumi Tree Record." 1995-2021. Apr 12, 2021.
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