Southern Crabapple - Malus angustifolia Rose Family (Rosaceae)

If space is available, a grove of crabapples provides for a multitude of wildlife ranging from birds and pollinators to multiple small mammals and deer.1

The native Southern crabapple is a shrub or small tree, 20 to 30 feet in height.1

Leaves are elliptical or oblong with a blunt tip and wavy saw-toothed margins and hairy when young. They are dull green above and paler underneath.1