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Siberian Crab Malus baccata (Rosaceae) HEIGHT to 15m <br />
A domed and rather spreading tree. BARK Brownish and regularly cracking. BRANCHES Much-divided and dense. LEAVES Rather slender and matt rather than shiny, REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Compact flower heads of white blossom make this a popular garden tree. The fruit is green at first but ripens to bright red and remains on the tree long after the leaves have fallen, providing a late feed for winter migrant birds. STATUs AND DISTRIBUTION A native of China, planted in Britain and Ireland in parks and gardens.
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Siberian Crab Malus baccata (Rosaceae) HEIGHT to 15m
A domed and rather spreading tree. BARK Brownish and regularly cracking. BRANCHES Much-divided and dense. LEAVES Rather slender and matt rather than shiny, REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Compact flower heads of white blossom make this a popular garden tree. The fruit is green at first but ripens to bright red and remains on the tree long after the leaves have fallen, providing a late feed for winter migrant birds. STATUs AND DISTRIBUTION A native of China, planted in Britain and Ireland in parks and gardens.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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