Malus atrosanguinea x niedzwetzkyana (M. x purpurea)
A deciduous tree planted in hedgerows, parks and amenity areas, on roadsides and as a street tree. It rarely becomes naturalised, but such populations are known in S. England. Lowland.
This popular tree arose in cultivation in France around 1900. It was recorded from the wild by 1982 (W. Kent).
A hybrid of garden origin.
PLANTATT - Attributes of British and Irish plants. (.zip 1455KB) This dataset was compiled and published in 2004, and last updated in November 2008. Download includes an Excel spreadsheet of the attributes, and a PDF explaining the background and nomenclature. Note that the PDF version is the booklet as published, whereas the Excel spreadsheet incorporates subsequent corrections. A hardcopy can be purchased from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.