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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Malus ioensis is cold hardy
USDA Zone:2 -50° to -40°F (-45.5° to -40°C)
|Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence:
frag. PINK - WHITE, ~4cm. dia.
waxy GREEN 3cm. ellipsoid
5-10cm. oblong-ovate, serrate, YELLOW-GREEN felty beneath
|Height, in meters: 6
Height, in feet: 19.80
|Malus ioensis sales history
Common names for Malus ioensis:
|Prairie Crab Apple,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|29||: Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List|
|30||: Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|87||: Natives of Central U.S.A.|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Malus ioensis seeds will usually germinate in 120-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Malus ioensis seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.
Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Soak for 24 hours (Pre-chill for 14 weeks)