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Summary and Origin Edit

Southern Crabapple (Malus angustifolia) is a species of crabapple native to the eastern and south-central United States from Florida west to eastern Texas and north to New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Illinois and Missouri.

A southern crabapple tree is a tree sometimes attaining a height of 10 meters (33 feet). The trunk can have a diameter up to 25 cm (10 inches). The fruits are up to 3 cm (1.2 inches) in diameter, and have an aromatic scent and a pear-like shape. They are astringentand acidic and not palatable when raw, but can be used to make jellies, jams and food preserves.

Appearance Edit

The fruits are up to 3 cm (1.2 inches) in diameter, and have an aromatic scent and a pear-like shape.

Flowers Edit

The flowers of a southern crabapple are pink, with a pleasant scent.

Southern Crabapples

Southern Crabapples on their tree.