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Sargent's Crabapple 'Tina'

Malus sargentii

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Malus (MAY-lus) (Info)
Species: sargentii (sar-JEN-tee-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Tina
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4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)


10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)


USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Time:

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Rootstock Vigor:

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Bearing Habit:

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Disease Resistance:

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Fruit Usage:


Other details:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:


Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas

Pontiac, Illinois

Winnetka, Illinois

Alfred, Maine

Traverse City, Michigan

Whites Creek, Tennessee

Seattle, Washington

Vancouver, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:


On Feb 7, 2006, flowerfrenzy from Vancouver, WA (Zone 7a) wrote:

This is a grafted tree. The standard is usually between 5 and 7 feet tall. The top grows between 10 and 12 feet wide, but may be pruned to be a bit smaller and bushier. This tree provides great seasonal interest. The pink/red buds open to white flowers in the spring. In summer, the leaves are a deep green. In fall, the tree produces red fruit that clings on well into winter and the leaves are a nice yellow-orange. The shape of the top provides good winter interest as well. Sargent Tina also has an excellent resistance to most diseases. That fact, coupled with it's small size, makes it very valuable in the landscape.