Malus pumila (common apple)

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Notes

Key Characteristics

  • Fruit a green, red, or yellow pome, tasty!
  • Most leaves and all flowers borne on conspicuous short, spur shoots
  • Leaves, twigs, and buds tomentose or pubescent
  • Low-branching, open-grown tree planted in orchards and in home gardens

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