Malus × atrosanguinea Rosaceae
Carmine Crabapple MA-lus × a-tro-san-GWIN-e-a
- Deciduous tree, 15-20 ft (4.5-6 m), rounded, dense. Leaves alternate, simple, glossy dark green, usually partially lobed. Flowers single, crimson in bud, opening rose-pink, about 3 cm wide; fruit dark red.
- Hardy to USDA Zone (4) 5 From a cross of M. hallinana × M. sieboldii.
- atrosanguinea: dark, somewhat brownish red.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: northeast Withycomb Hall, near service road.