(Malus angustifolia)
Other Names - Crab Apple, Southern Crabapple.
Origins - S.E. USA.
Perennial (deciduous).
Hardiness (see References, below) - Zones 5 - 8.
Bloom - Spring.
Fruit - Fall.
Height - 12- 36 ft (3.6 - 11m).
Cultivation - Limed, moist, and well drained soil, partial shade.
Propagation - By seeds, by rooted suckers.
Other - Fragrant, pink blooms. Fruit's edible, and
can be used to make jams, and jellies. Wildlife, such as bobwhites, grouse, pheasants, rabbits, squirrels, possums, raccoons, skunks, and foxes will also live of the fruit. Hardwood used to make handles for garden, and other tools. Great wildlife, and garden attraction.
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