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Flowering Crabapple Tree (Malus)

An allée of differing cultivars extending from west entrance to pond, Littlefield Ornamentals Trial Garden, Rangeley Road

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  • Many of these trees are the result of research at UMaine in order to investigate, for example, their hardiness for the state.
  • Spring for the crabapples brings spectacular flowers, and fall a diversity of apple types.
  • Crabapple trees are among most popular trees in Maine, found throughout state.
  • Only four species of apple (Genus: Malus), all crabapple, are native to North America, none of which is indigenous to Maine. Origin of apples may be Kazakhstan or possibly Caucasus Mountains.