All flowers in the Genus, Malus, (apple), are perfect, containing both male and female components.
The flowers of this Crabapple are borne in corymbs, and have five petals, which may be white, pink, or red, and are perfect, with usually red stamens that produce copious pollen. Many apples require cross-pollination between individuals by insects (typically bees, which freely visit the flowers for both nectar and pollen); these are called self-sterile, so self-pollination is impossible, making pollinating insects essential.
up to 13 metres tall
At least 100 years
It grows in temperate coniferous forest, primarily in the Cascade Range and the Pacific Coast Ranges. The tree can grow in a variety of maritime conditions, its rootstock tolerating wet soils (including saltwater estuaries), poorly drained areas and heavy clay soils. It can be found in high-rainfall regions. It can be found growing along with red alder, bigleaf maple, willows, and cascara. Animals including grouse and bears eat the fruit.
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