The Japanese crabapple (Malus floribunda) belongs to Rosaceae (the Rose family). It is a small deciduous tree that originates from Japan and East Asia. It may be a wild species, or a hybrid of "Zumi" (Malus toringo) and "Siberian crabapple" (Malus baccata var. mandshurica). This tree forms a round-headed, with narrow leaves on arching branches, and can reach 4.5-7.5 m in height. The leaves are slender ovate, serrate, and dark green. The red buds open in spring to fragrant, pale pink flowers which mature to white. The fruit is red and yellow berry, of about 1 cm in diameter. This tree has good disease resistance to apple scab and powdery mildew.