Apple Trees (Malus spp )

  • Broadleafed
  • Deciduous
  • Alternate Common Name: Crabapple
  • Average Height: Most apple trees are between 15-25 feet tall.
  • Average Width: Width varies greatly between species and cultivars, most are as wide as they are tall.
  • Leaf Description: Apple tree leaves are generally oval in shape, twice as long as they are wide and can vary in color from dark green to deep maroon red.
  • Bark Description: On mature trunks, bark is generally shiny and gray to brown, often scaly.
  • Twig Description: Apple and crabapple twigs are generally stout, with reddish brown buds and smooth bark.
  • Flowering: Flowers are white to pink in color. The apple flower is single with five petals.
  • Needle or Broadleaf: Broadleafed

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