Malus sargentii

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Malus sargentii
Malus sargentii.jpg
A hedge of Malus sargentii
in bloom
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Malus
Species: M. sargentii
Binomial name
Malus sargentii

Malus sargentii, occasionally called Sargent's apple or Sargent crabapple, is a species of crabapple in the genus Malus.[1] The species was formerly considered a variety of the species Malus sieboldii.[2] The plant is a shrub growing about 6 feet tall. Malus sargentii is native to Japan but is commonly used as an ornamental shrub elsewhere.