SelecTree: Tree Detail
Malus coronaria subsp. ioensis
Photo Locations: Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
Utility friendly tree.
Rarely bares fruit.
Has fragrant Flower.
Malus ioensis 'Plena'
Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.
Rounded, Umbrella or Vase Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 15 - 20 feet.
Width: 15 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Oblong to Ovate, Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Pink. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Few, Yellow or Mostly Green Pome, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Summer Edible.
Bark Dark Gray or Light Gray, Scaly.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Low out of Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 11 and 14 - 21.
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, Rust 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.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Malus coronaria subsp. ioensis Tree Record." 1995-2019. May 26, 2019.
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