Tea Crabapple

Malus hupehensis

Native to Japan and Taiwan, this crabapple is grown in the United States for its beautiful flowers and fruits. Growing up to 8 m tall, trees produce abundant showy pink flowers in the spring and beautiful yellow to red fruits in the fall. Young leaves of this species can be used as a substitute for tea.
Habitat:
Planted as an ornamental, growing best in full sun.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree, growing up to 8 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Spring.
Presence in US:
DC MD NY