Arboretum
"A man does not plant a tree for himself, he plants it for posterity." - Alexander Smith   
Crabapple
(Malus coronaria)

Donated by Susan Hardebeck
Tree Map Location: # 37
In Memory of Mary Lou Brandon

Crabapple tree Crabapple leaves and fruit Crabapple bark Crabapple flower


Leaf: Dark or olive green above, pale green beneath; yellow fall color, 1.5 - 3.25 inches long, .75 - 3.75 inches wide.  
Flower: Umbel or corymb like racemes type; white to pink to rose to carmine-red shades.  
Fruit: Generally the fruits of these trees are small, no more than two inches in diameter. Depending upon a person's taste, the fruit may be edible or not.  
Form: A medium sized tree to 70 feet tall with a poorly formed bole and an irregular to round crown.  
Source: College of Natural Resource Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University  
Website: http://www.cnr.vt.edu/dendro

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