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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Malus ioensis var. texana Rehd.
Texas crabapple, Blanco Crabapple
Synonyms: Pyrus ioensis
USDA Symbol: MAIOT8
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Tree Leaf Retention: Deciduous Size Notes:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Apr
TX Native Habitat:
Open woods, limestone slopes, and along creeks of the Edwards Plateau. Moist, well-drained, calcareous soils. USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
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Record Modified: 2009-04-23
Research By: TWC Staff