Pacific Crabapple


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Malus fusca

Size/Zone: BR 12 – 18″

Sun: Prefers full sun, can tolerate sun or some shade

Soil Conditions: Moist soils near wetlands

Special Uses:  Birds

Native apple with fragrant blossoms producing small green to red fruit. Red and yellow fall color.

Habitat Notes: Adaptable small tree / large shrub that forms thickets. Grows in wet to moist soils in sun or partial shade. Great mid-level canopy tree.

ID Notes:  Easiest to identify in the spring when it produces white to pinkish flowers. Produces small cherry like apples in the summer. Young leaves are tinged with red.


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Height at 20 yrs. 15 ft. Deer Browse High
Mature Height 35 ft. Wildlife Value High
Growth Rate Moderate-Rapid Timber Value No
Lifespan Moderate Resprout Ability Yes
Moisture Use Moderate Hardiness Moderate-High
Drought Tolerance Moderate  
Sun Tolerance High  

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Photo Credits: The Wild Garden,