Malus 'Indian Summer'
Common name: 
Indian Summer Crabapple
Pronunciation: 
MA-lus
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous tree, broad globe-shaped, 18 by 25ft (5.5 × 7.6 m), open when young.  Leaves alternate, simple, purple-green in summer, fall color gold-bronze.  Flowers buds red opening to magenta-rose.   Fruit bright red, about 15 mm diameter.
  • Sun; good resistance to apple scap and excellent resistance to cedar apple rust and fireblight.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4.
  • Oregon State Univ. campus: in the court yard behind Shepard Hall.
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