Boone County Arboretum
9190 Camp Ernst Road
Union, Kentucky 41091
Phone: (859) 384-4999
Fax: (859) 384-6888
arboretum@boonecountyky.org

Open Daily
Dawn - Dusk
Free Admission

Join Our Email List
Email:  

Contact Us

Information on invasive species

Emerald Ash Borer Information

Horticutural Links

Donate to the Boone County Arboretum

Boone County Arboretum

Promote Your Page Too

Employee Login

Cultural Details for Malus x 'Selkirk'

Common Name:
Selkirk Crabapple

Growth Rate:
Medium

Average Mature Height:
25'

Average Mature Width:
20'

Flower Details:
Rose red 1.5" diameter, single to semi-double. Alternate, annual, "inconsistent".

Fruit Details:
Glossy, purplish-red, 0.8" diameter.

Fall Color:
Yellowish to orange

Bark Details:
Shiny gray-brown, scaly on old trunks.

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Slightly susceptible to scab, fire blight and powdery mildew. Flowers inconsistently.

Native Habitat:
A Morden introduction, 1962. Zones 4-7

Other Features:
Outstanding small flowering tree.

Culture and Care:
Adaptable to most soil conditions, prefers heavy loam, well drained in full sun.

This plant was blooming:
4/2/2007 - 4/5/2007
4/15/2005 - 4/22/2005

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
6060

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu