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botanical name:
Malus transitoria
Malus transitoria © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cut-leaf Crab Apple
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 8.00m
width: 10.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: yellow
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Elegantly spreading deciduous tree with slender branches and small, narrowly lobed leaves. Abundant small round yellow fruits in autumn and also has good autumn foliage colour.

Moderately fertile, well drained soil, in sun or part shade. Grows well in heavy clay soils.

From seed or by hardwood cuttings.

The fruits are edible but quite bitter tasting.

other notes:
From North-West China.
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