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Malus coronaria

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Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Trees, Deciduous

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: rich

Height: 20'-30'

Bloom Time: May, June

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7

Additional Tags: attracts birds, edible, fall interest, pond margin plant, shade garden plant, showy fruit, stream margin plant

Malus coronaria (sweet crab apple)
  • Malus coronaria (sweet crab apple)
  • Malus coronaria (sweet crab apple)
  • Malus coronaria (sweet crab apple)
  • Malus coronaria (sweet crab apple)

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Description

Malus coronaria

Also known as:

sweet crab apple

,

American crab

Scientific Synonyms:

Malus bracteata, Malus glabrata, Malus glaucescens, Malus lancifolia, Pyrus bracteata, Pyrus coronaria, Pyrus glaucescens, Pyrus lancifolia

Description

Grown more fore its impressive floral display than for its fruit.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MI, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, WI, WV, WY

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: NY

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae Rose family
Genus Malus apple
Species Malus coronaria sweet crab apple