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Thursday - July 09, 2015

From: Austin , TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Seed and Plant Sources, Trees
Title: Source for Pyrus ioensis var. Texana
Answered by: Anne Van Nest

QUESTION:

Any idea where I can find Pyrus (now Malus) ioensis var. texana for sale around the Austin area?

ANSWER:

Madrone Nursery sometimes has the Blanco Crabapple (Malus ioensis var. texana) available.

Here's their contact information from the website.

Open by appointment only - so please call ahead at (512) 353-3944.

Madrone Nursery
2318 Hilliard Road, San Marcos, TX 78666
Phone/Fax: 512-353-3944

Email: [email protected]

 

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Texas crabapple
Malus ioensis var. texana

Texas crabapple
Malus ioensis var. texana

Texas crabapple
Malus ioensis var. texana

Texas crabapple
Malus ioensis var. texana

Texas crabapple
Malus ioensis var. texana

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