Malus toringo #3 at Bute Park

Malus toringo 0

Malus toringo
early May 2018

Malus toringo 1

Malus toringo
mid March 2022

Malus toringo 2

Malus toringo
late April 2022

Malus toringo 3

Malus toringo
mid August 2022

Grid reference ST 17795 77003
Common name Siebold's crab
Common name Toringo crab apple
Alternative name Malus sieboldii
Origin Japan
Deciduous Yes
Status Rather rare
Missing tag 4076
Height 4M october 2023
Girth 36cm October 2023
Reference 889

This tree is near the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama just a few metres north of a small grass triangle.

Malus toringo bark1

Malus toringo bark
mid March 2022

Malus toringo leaf1

Malus toringo leaves
mid March 2022

Malus toringo leaf2

Malus toringo leaves
mid March 2022

Malus toringo bud1

Malus toringo buds
late April 2022

Malus toringo flower1

Malus toringo flowers
late April 2022

Malus toringo flower2

Malus toringo flowers
late April 2022

Malus toringo fruit1

Malus toringo fruits
mid August 2022

Malus toringo leaf3

Malus toringo leaves
mid August 2022

Malus toringo fruit2

Malus toringo fruits
early October 2023

Malus toringo fruit3

Malus toringo fruits
early October 2023

Malus toringo fruit4

Malus toringo fruits
early October 2023

General tree description

Malus toringo is a small tree, usually 3 to 5 metres tall, with a low, semi-weeping shape. Its leaves may be simple or irregularly lobed. They are bright green, turning yellow in autumn. The flowers are deep pink in bud and fade to white-pink. The fuits are tiny (about 5mm across) and yellow or brownish red.