Crabapple, flowering

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This tree is one of the 150 trees initially included in the arboretum to coincide with the campus's 150th anniversary celebration.

Scientific Name:
Malus spp.

Snow Drift

Native to:
Northern Hemisphere

Mature Height and Width:
10-25 feet by 10-25 feet

Additional Notes:
Dozens of apple species and countless unique hybrids are found where these species are native.  Many others have been developed and propagated by horticulturists.  Some varieties produce large, palatable fruit and others a wide array of flower colors, sizes and shapes.  For many of these species, the term apple and crabapple are used interchangeably.