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Malus tor sar Tina
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Malus sargentii 'Tina'

Crab Apple

Malus toringo sargentii 'Tina'

Description: A charming, small, almost dwarf variety smothered in gold-anthered pure white flowers followed by small cherry-like fruits in autumn. Ideal as a patio tree.

History: Selected by William McReynolds, of Hook’s Nursery, Lake Zurich, IL from an open pollinated seed obtained from Japan. Named for McReynolds granddaughter.

Malus Growing Tips: Crab Apples are self-fertile, and very useful as pollinators for a variety of fruit trees. Full sun or part shade lover, best grown in fertile, moist, deep, loamy soils. Requires minimal pruning in late winter or spring to remove damaged, diseased or misplaced growth.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 1.25m x 1m

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Spreading

Ornamental attributes

Very small tree size after 10 years Very small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio