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Malus ioensis
Synonyms: Pyrus ioensis texana

Common Name(s): Prairie crab apple
Family: Rosaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 140
Precipitation: 30 to 47 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -27° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Loamy soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Not frost tender. No chalky soils. Slow growing & short lived. High drought tolerance.
Phytothora, Anthrachose, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Cercospora, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Food - fruit, Environ. - ornamental


Geographical Origin:
North America
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