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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
description:
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.

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

propagation:
From seed or by hardwood cuttings.

usage:
The fruits are edible but quite bitter tasting.

other notes:
From North-West China.
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