SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA, The National Arboretum - Washington, DC and Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA
Utility friendly tree.Resistant to scab. Fruit is not an ornamental feature.
Has fragrant Flower.
Native to China.
Additional Common Names
TEA CRABAPPLE, FLOWERING TEA CRABAPPLE
Rounded, Spreading or Vase Shape.
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 15 - 20 feet.
Width: 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Oblong to Ovate, Golden or Yellow or Orange, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant Pink or White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Yellow or Mostly Green Pome, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Summer Edible and Wildlife use it.
Bark Light Green or Light Gray, Exfoliating or Furrowed.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately 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 5 - 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 Scab and Verticillium. Susceptible to Aphids, Beetle Borers, Caterpillars, Psyllid, Scales and Spider Mites, Canker, Crown Rot, Fire Blight, Armillaria, Root Rot, 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.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Malus hupehensis Tree Record." 1995-2020. Dec 5, 2020.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/malus-hupehensis >