SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA, UC Berkeley Botanic Garden - Berkeley, CA, Hoyt Arboretum - Portland, OR and The National Arboretum - Washington, DC
Branches droop but resist breakage. Trainable as a Standard.
Has fragrant Flower.
Additional Common Names
SIBERIAN CRABAPPLE, ASIAN WILD CRABAPPLE
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 50 feet.
Width: 50 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.
Leaves Elliptic, Green, Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Red or Yellow Pome, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall Edible.
Bark Gray, Ridged.
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 3 - 7.
Exposure Full Sun.
Well Drained Soil.
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.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen, Buffer Strip, Container or Street Tree.
Bonsai or Espalier.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Malus baccata Tree Record." 1995-2019. Jan 15, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/malus-baccata >