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.
The fruits are up to 3 cm (1.2 inches) in diameter, and have an aromatic scent and a pear-like shape.
The flowers of a southern crabapple are pink, with a pleasant scent.