Family: Rosaceae

Scientific Name: Malus baccata var jackii

Common Name: Jackii Siberian Crabapple

DescriptionA very hardy Apple tree with white flowers and small fruit.
Plant TypeTrees Deciduous
Hardiness Zone4-8
Soil & Siteaverage
Flowerspinkish buds, single white
Fruitpurplish or a maroon red, pome
Leavesgreen, simple
Dimensions20-25 by 20-25 plus feet, rounded
Maintenanceresistant to fire blight
Native SiteMalus baccata is native to Eastern Siberia, Russian Far East, Mongolia, China, Korea, Bhutan, India and Nepal,[1] where it is common to mixed forests on hilly slopes at elevations up to 1500 meters.[4] The tree is found in Japan,[3] and it has also been introduced to Canada and the US where it is mostly found around the Great Lakes (Wikipedia)
Cultivar OriginRaised from seeds collected in Seoul Korea at the Arnold Arboretum by Mr. Jack (1905) (Bulletin of Popular Information By Arnold Arboretum)
Author's NotesI have seen this tree in bloom a couple of times at the Chicago Botanic Gardens in Glencoe , Illinois, USA. It has very showy large white flowers.
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