Similar species: Page is under construction. Please see link below for general information on the genus Malus.
Flowering: mid April to late May
Habitat and ecology: Introduced from Asia, the cultivated apple is distributed throughout the Chicago Region, most likely by humans throwing cores on the ground after eating the fruit.
Occurence in the Chicago region: non-native
Etymology: Malus is the classic name for apple. Pumila means small.
Author: The Morton Arboretum