Malus toringo subsp. 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, red, cherry like fruits in autumn. Ovate, lobed, dark green leaves turn golden shades 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

Attributes

  • Flowering month: April
  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Tree shape: Spreading
  • VS Size: Very small
  • Replacement prune
  • Award-winning
  • Fruit for wildlife
  • Scented flowers

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