Malus sieboldii

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Malus sieboldii
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Malus sieboldii var. zumi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Malus
M. sieboldii
Binomial name
Malus sieboldii

Malus sieboldii, commonly called Siebold's crab,[1] Siebold's crabapple or Toringo crabapple, is a species of crabapple in the family Rosaceae.


Some botanists have reclassified it as Malus toringo.[2]


It is sometimes considered to have three varieties:[3]

  • Malus sieboldii var. sieboldii (the true Siebold's crabapple)
  • Malus sieboldii var. sargentii, which is sometimes considered to be a separate species Malus sargentii
  • Malus sieboldii var. zumi

The cultivar Malus toringo 'Scarlett' has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit. [4]


Malus sieboldiiMalus toringo is native to eastern temperate Asia, in China, Japan, and Korea.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ BSBI List 2007 (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-06-26. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  2. ^ USDA Plants Profile for Malus toringo (toringo crab); syn. Malus sieboldii . accessed 9.9.2015.
  3. ^ "GardenWebSearch results for: Malus". Archived from the original on April 4, 2010. Retrieved September 11, 2009.
  4. ^ "Malus toringo 'Scarlett'". RHS. Retrieved 6 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Malus toringo". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved December 21, 2017.

External links[edit]

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