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Plant Details

Malus coronaria [=Pyrus coronaria]

Sweet Crabapple, Wild Crabapple, American Crabapple, Garland Crabapple

Scientific Name:

Malus coronaria [=Pyrus coronaria]

Genus:

Malus

Species Epithet:

coronaria

Common Name:

Sweet Crabapple, Wild Crabapple, American Crabapple, Garland Crabapple

Plant Type

Tree

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

12-36 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

May

Growing Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Forests, woodlands, fencerows, occasionally in bottomlands. Infrequent to fairly common, if not locally frequent, but seldom common – in the NC mountains. Extremely rare away from the mountains and of uncertain provenance.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Highest Wildlife Value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled, S3: Vulnerable (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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