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Japanese flowering crabapple

Malus floribunda

Lovely small, spreading tree with pink flowers that fade to white. Small yellow fruit, can attract birds.

SMUD Availability:
Yes
Size:
Small
Height:
15-20 ft
Width:
15-25 ft
Water Needs:
Moderate
Evergreen or Deciduous:
Deciduous
Shape:
spreading
Fall color:
Yellow
Flowers:
Yes
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Sunset Zones:
7, 8, 9, 14
Diseases and pests:
Some fireblight and powdery mildew
Useful as a street tree? Minimum planting strip width?:
Yes, 5 1/2' planting strip

Minimum Planting Distances

  • from a building foundation: 6 feet
  • from walks and driveways: 5 feet
  • from a utility overhead (such as an overhead power line): 3 feet
  • between trees: 12 feet

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