- Flower nameMalus prunifolia
- Scientific nameMalus prunifolia
- Aliasイヌリンゴ, 姫林檎, 犬林檎
- Place of originChina
- Place of floweringGarden, Bonsai
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Malus prunifolia
Malus prunifolia (scientific name: Malus prunifolia) is native to China, and it is a cold-resistant deciduous shrub of an apple belonging to the Rosaceae family. Leaves are wide lanceolate forms with serrated teeth on the leaf edge. In the spring, the white five petals makes bloom at the tip of the branch and in autumn it makes put red- or yellow-collored small fruits similar to apples. The taste of fruit is called "Inugarugo (Dog Ringo)" in another name because acidity is superior and it is inferior as food. It is mainly planted as an ornamental tree and a bonsai.
Generic name: Malus prunifolia, Scientific name: Malus prunifolia, aka: Chinese apple , plumleaf crab apple, Chinese crabapple, plum-leaved apple, pear-leaf and crabapple, origin: China, Tree height: 50 to 300 cm, flowering period: April to May, flower color: white, flower size: 3.5 to 5 cm, fruit color: red · yellow, awaiting period: October to November.