Malus domestica Borkh

Cultivated apple tree


Malus domestica

Photo of Malus domestica Borkh

Malus domestica, fruits

Malus domestica Bork, fruits

Malus domestica Borkh - (Cultivated apple tree)

Perennial tree of the Rose family -rosaceae- up to 15 m. Greyish trunk and pubescent young branches. Leaves ovate - elliptic, dentate, white velvety below till 15 cm long. White or pink flowers till 5 cm. The fruit (apple) is a pome, more than 5 cm wide, very variable in colour according to the varieties. Native from Middle East, formed by hybridization of wild species. It can be found in many places of the world and sometimes naturalised.

Medicinal plant. See properties Study of plants Cultivation details

More information about plants in the listing above.

Other interesting articles

This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.
"Botanical" is not responsible for damages caused by self-medication.

Botanical-online is an informative page that describes, among other topics, the traditional uses of plants from a therapeutic point of view. Their descriptions do not replace professional advice. Botanical-online is not responsible for self-medication and recommends consulting with the physician.