Name

Midwest baccata v. Crabapple

Family Species

Malus Mandshurica

Wildlife Value

Good

Average height

15'

Origin

Not Native

Shade Tolerance

Intolerant

Drought Tolerance

Good

Growth Rate

Rapid

Fruit

Edible Berry

Special Characteristics

Pink or White Flowers

Seedling Size 12" to 18"

 

 

General Description

Crabapples are a group of small flowering trees used for conservation and landscape plantings. They are valued for their foliage, fruit, flowers, wildlife benefits, and variations in form and size. Many varieties of conservation crabapples are hybrids of this species. Flower and fruit are of particular interest. Siberian crabapple is the hardiest species of the Malus genus and produces white flowers. 

 

Pests

Common disease include fire-blight, cedar-apple rust, apple scab, and botryosphaeria canker. Common insect pests include cankerworm and apple maggot. Rabbits, rodents, and deer commonly feed on crabapples.

Midwest Crabapple (bundle of 25)

$35.00Price

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