Apple

Malus spp.

Crab Apple

profile iconMalus sieversii 3
by Łukasz Szczurowski (CC-BY-SA-3.0)
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profile iconMalus sieversii 3
by Łukasz Szczurowski (CC-BY-SA-3.0)
1 of 8
Malus is genus of containing around 62 species of small or medium-sized, deciduous trees in the Rosaceae family. These plants are native to the temperate zones of the Northern Hemisphere. This genus includes the widely cultivated and domesticated orchard apples and crabapples. They typically have showy blossom in spring in shades of pink and white followed by edible or purely ornamental fruits. Some species and varieties have good autumn colour. There are many 1000s of cultivars available.

Planning

Flowering time

Summer, Spring

Fruiting time

Summer, Autumn

Propagation

Special features

Attractive flowers

Attractive fruits

Environment

Light

Full Sun, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam, Sand, Clay

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Acid, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Rosaceae

Flower colour

Pink, White, Red