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Malus sargentii /Sargent's Flowering Crabapple

Malus sargentii  / Malus sargentii
Tree in full bloom in early spring
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Tree in full bloom in early spring

Autumn colored foliage and fruit

Cherry-like crabapples are quite small

Fruit set and foliage

Clusters of fruit hanging on long stems

Crabapples

Fruit and foliage

Young plant with green fruit in late spring

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Scientific Name: Malus sargentii
Common Name: Sargent's Flowering Crabapple
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 10 - 15 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Plants for Xeriscapes
Trees, Fruiting
Comments: The small flowers start out as reddish colored buds, but end up as almost pure white flowers. Does not grow well below zone 8a. Screen, specimen, espalier, and as a bonsai are some of its uses.