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Malus toringo

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Malus sieboldii
Phonetic Spelling
MAY-lus tor-ING-oh
Description

Highly resistant to scab. This tree is frequently damaged by deer.  Flowers are edible in small quantities but contain the precursors to cyanide. This tree has dense branching. Its growth rate is moderate. 

 

 

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#white#sun#deciduous#full sun#fragrant flowers#white flowers#wildlife plant#pink flowers#spring flowers#playground#cpp
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Malus
    Species:
    toringo
    Wildlife Value:
    Food source for birds, small mammals, and deer.
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Food Source
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    Highly resistant to scab
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Mounding
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5b, 5a, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8b, 8a
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Width:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    This plant has 0.4 in. yellow to red fruit, which persists.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Flower Description:
    This plant has pink buds that fade to white and are fragrant. Flowers may range from pale pink to rose.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Edible Garden