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Malus Domestica

Botanical Name:

Malus domestica

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How to Grow
Water
Low - Medium
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Edible, Tree, Shrub or tree.

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

The 1 to 1 1⁄2 in. flowers are white with a pink tinge that gradually fades, five-petaled, with an inflorescence consisting of a cyme with 4–6 flowers. The central flower is called the "king bloom", opens first and can develop a larger fruit.

Fruit

Large, round, firm fruits that often have a waxy coating. Some varieties ripen late summer and some in the fall.

Taxonomy

Order

Rosales

Family

Rosaceae

Genus

Malus

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