Species: Malus spp.
Found on Course Walks
Map of plant locations
This is a genus with a wide variety of species, varieties, and cultivars. Plants in this genus are generally very susceptible to a wide variety of pests and diseases including but not limited to: fire blight, scab, cedar-apple rust; aphids, etc. Below are a selection f the more pest and disease resistant selections found within this genus. Keep in mid that crabapples are some of these most popular small flowering trees in the trade and new varieties and cultivars are in near constant selection.'Adams', 'Adirondack', 'American Salute', 'American Spirit', 'American Triumph', 'Calocarpa', 'Cardinal', 'Centurion', 'Coralburst', 'Dolgo', 'Donald Wyman', 'Doubloons', 'Firebird', 'Golden Raindrops', 'Harvest Gold', 'Jackii', 'Liset', 'Madonna', 'Malus floribunda', 'Pink Princess', 'Prairiefire', 'Professor Sprenger', 'Purple Prince', 'Purple Prince', 'Red Jewel', 'Robinson', 'Royal Raindrops', 'Royal Raindrops', 'Sentinel', 'Silver Drift', 'Snowdrift', 'Strawberry Parfait', 'Sugartyme'
Tree < 30 feet
full sun for best flower and fruit
Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)
Tolerates salty soil
Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil; Prolonged periods of dry soil
See graphic below
cedar-apple rust; scab and mildew; fireblight; Japanese Beetles
Bare Root Transplanting
Moisture Tolerance Graphic
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