Malus atrosanguinea
Common name: 
Carmine Crabapple
Pronunciation: 
MA-lus × a-tro-san-GWIN-e-a
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous tree, 15-20 ft (4.5-6 m), rounded, dense.  Leaves alternate, simple, glossy dark green, usually partially lobed.  Flowers single, crimson in bud, opening rose-pink, about 3 cm wide; fruit dark red.
  • Sun.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (4) 5     From a cross of M. hallinana × M. sieboldii.
  • atrosanguinea: dark, somewhat brownish red.
  • Oregon State Univ. campus: northeast Withycomb Hall, near service road.
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    plant habit, flowering

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    flowering branches

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    flower buds and leaves

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    flowers

  • leaves and flowers, after petal fall

    leaves and flowers, after petal fall

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    leaves and fruit

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    trunk, bark