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Malus coronariaMalus coronaria (Pyrus coronaria)

sweet crabapple

Photograph(s) by*: PLANTS WSJ

Characteristics

Height: 10-30'
Spread: 20-30'
Flowers: Apr.-May; pink to white
Fruit: Sept.-Oct.; greenish; fleshy

Conditions *

Light: Full sun
Moisture: Moist
Soil pH:
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

wood borders, rocky streams, abandoned fields

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal Beneficial insect *
high wildlife value

Notes

flowers fragrant; susceptible to insects and diseases; plant at least 500 feet from cedars; attracts bees and wasps; fruit sour;



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1264.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004