Malus coronaria
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Hardiness Zone: 4-7 Height: 15-25 feet; 4.6-7.6 metres Spread: 10-24 feet; 3-7 metres Sun: Full to part sun Water: Medium Wildlife: Bees and butterflies visit and pollinate the showy flowers. Various insects feed on the tree including beetles and moth and butterfly caterpillars. Bloom Colour: Pink and white Culture: Prefers moist to average, loamy soil. Noteworthy Characteristics: Wild Crabapple is a small tree with an irregular crown. The trunk tends to be crooked and its bark is reddish brown and scaly. The leaves are triangular, alternate, and have coarsely serrated margins. During the spring, the attractive, fragrant flowers appear in small clusters. They are later replaced by green, hard fruit that become more yellow as they mature. The fruit is edible but sour-tasting.