Flowers are pink turning to white with age and are fragrant when blooming in spring. The flower is star shaped with 4-5 petals. Groups of 2-6 flowers each 1-1.75 inches across. Apples are small, .75-1.5 across, yellowish at maturity, juicy and sour.
|Habitat||The Crabapple is a small tree with a broad, open crown. It prefers a sunny spot with moist, loamy soil. The fruit is bitter and can be used to make preserves. Wildlife use the tree for food, cover, and nesting. Note: plant at least 500 feet from Cedars!|
|Leaf Description||The leaf is simple and green arranged alternate on the branch. The shape is elliptical and lanceolate, 1.5-3 inches long and .75-2 inches wide, and coarsely toothed.|