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Malus Sylvestris

Botanical Name:

Malus sylvestris

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to 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

Tree, Edible, Poisonous

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Showy, white to pinkish, 5-parted

Fruit

Fleshy, green, yellow, or red with a tart flavor that is used for jellies, preserves, and juices. The fruit is a great source of pectin which is used as a thickener in jams. The seeds are poisonous.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Taxonomy

Order

Rosales

Family

Rosaceae

Genus

Malus

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