SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: The National Arboretum - Washington, DC
Utility friendly tree.
Branches droop but resist breakage.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 15 - 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, Red Pome, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer Edible.
Bark Gray Brown, Scaly.
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 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, Mildew, Fire Blight, Powdery Mildew, Rust and Canker.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.
Attracts Birds and Mammals.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen or Buffer Strip.
Bonsai or Espalier.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Malus 'Callaway' Tree Record." 1995-2019. Jan 15, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/malus-callaway >