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Malus toringo crab-apple

Malus toringo is a species of ornamental crab apple, with white flowers and small yellow fruits.

USDA identification images for Malus toringo

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    Origins

    • Species: Malus species - Crab-apple

    Identification

    • Country of origin: Japan
    • Fruit colour: Yellow
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Flowering month: April
    • Annual cycle: Deciduous
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Green
    • Flowering duration: Average (2-3 weeks)
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Leaf colour - young: Green
    • Fruit size: Small

    Using

    • Cropping: Good
    • Fruit persistence: Ripens over a period
    • Wildlife: Attractive to birds

    Growing

    • Flowering group: 3
    • Pollinating others: Good
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Vigour: Slightly small
    • Bearing regularity: Regular
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Attractive features: Attractive flowers
    • Attractive features: Attractive fruit
    • Attractive features: Attractive tree / plant
    • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Growth rate: Average
    • Ploidy: Quintaploid

    Climate

    • Climate suitability: Temperate climates
    • Climate suitability: Mild damp climates
    • Climate suitability: Warm climates
    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cold (< 20C / 67F)

    Other qualities

    • Disease resistance: Good

    Where to buy fresh fruit

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