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Malus hupehensis

Common Name(s):
Tea crabapple
Categories:
Edible Plants, Trees
Comment:

Very susceptible to fire blight; a triploid that comes true from seed; cast light shade; not tolerant of air pollution. This tree is frequently damaged by deer.

Height:
20-25 ft.
Flower:
Deep pink buds fading to fragrant white flowers; abundant 0.4 in. greenish yellow to red fruit in fall
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to light shade; well-drained soil; moderate drought tolerance
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Broadly vase shaped; arching; picturesque
Width:
20-25 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
2-4 in. leaves; purplish when young; yellow and copper fall color
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2054

Malus hupehensis Malus hupehensis
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Malus hupehensis Malus hupehensis
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Malus hupehensis Malus hupehensis
Bahamut Chao, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0