Maple-leaved Crab

Malus trilobata

Location: Birch Grove BG03

Broadleaf tree named for its deeply three-lobed, maple-like leaves, which turn from orange to red to deep purple in autumn. White flowers in late spring are followed by small yellow fruits. Seeds contain the toxin hydrogen cyanide.

Natural range: E Mediterranean & NE Greece

First introduced: 1877

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