Malus floribunda
Common name: 
Japanese Flowering Crabapple
Pronunciation: 
MA-lus flo-ri-BUN-da
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous tree, 20-25 ft (6-7.6 m), crown rounded and dense, few water sprouts, (disorganized branching), few suckers.  Leaves alternate, simple, ovate to elliptic, sharply serrate margins, 5-7.5 cm long.  Blooms as leaves emerge.  Flower single, red-pink in bud, fades to light pink or white when open, 2.5-3.8 cm wide.  Fruit 13 mm, yellow to red.
  • Sun, not very disease susceptible.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (4) 5
  • Sun.  Not very disease susceptible.  ..."one of the best crabapples", [Dirr (1998), p. 641].
  • floribunda: profusely flowering
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  • plant habit, flowering

    plant habit, flowering

  • flower buds and leaves

    flower buds and leaves

  • flowers

    flowers

  • leaves and fruit

    leaves and fruit

  • fruit, late summer

    fruit, late summer