Malus sargentii

Sargent Crabapple

Edible Apples and ornamental Crabapples have masses of spring flowers that emerge before the leaves. Hundreds of Apple varieties are grown for cider, cooking, eating, or a combination of uses. Each type, including dwarf and semi-dwarf, has its own climate preferences and harvest dates. However, some types of Apple tree can be found to grow in every state in the United States. Single- or semi-double flowering trees have red, orange, or yellow Apples that ripen from midsummer into autumn. Double-flowering Crabapples seldom produce fruit. Crabapples do well in lawns, in the foreground of borders, or closely planted in rows, as high screens. They tolerate a range of soils, from acid to slightly alkaline, and from rocky to wet. Stake newly planted trees. Protect the fruit from birds. Prune damaged, diseased, dead or rubbing branches. Remove suckers in early summer.
Malus sargentii, Sargent Crabapple
This compact bush blooms profusely in alternating years. Its pink buds open into fragrant white flowers. Bright red fruit lasts into winter. Resistant but not immune to fireblight and leaf spot.

Attributes - Malus sargentii

Plant Type: Shrub, Tree

Bloom Season: Mid Spring

Flower Color: Pink, White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 8 ft. to 10 ft.

Width: 20 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Fragrant, Low Maintenance. Susceptible to Aphids, Caterpillars, Powdery Mildew, Rust, Scales, Spider Mites.

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