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Sweet Crabapple, Garland Crabapple
Scientific Name: Malus coronaria L.
Synonym:
Family: Rosaceae
Sweet Crabapple, Garland Crabapple (Malus  coronaria)
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 2: 288.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-21

Heat Tolerance: Does better with late afternoon shade in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Eastern USA

Growth Habits: Deciduous tree, 10 to 30 feet tall (3-9 m), up to 30 feet in spread; ovate to oblong leaves, 2 to 4 inches long (5-10 cm); new leaves are hairy

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: Graft


'Charlotte' is a cultivar with double pink flowers.

Blooming Habits:
Pink, heavily scented flowers, often fading to white, in mid spring

Fruiting Habits:
The greenish fruits, 1 to 1.2 inches in diameter (2.5-3 cm) ripening in summer. They can create a litter problem, or be used for jellies.


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