The species belongs to the Rosaceae family and to the Pome fruit subgroup.
The term pomaceous indicates that the fruit is a pome.
It is a resistant and productive plant, which can also be grown in cold areas and which gives a lot of satisfaction to the harvest.
The fruit contains no fat or protein, has very few calories and even fewer sugars. On the other hand, however, it is rich in mineral salts and B vitamins, so it is good for the intestinal and mouth mucous membranes, prevents the impoverishment of nails and hair, fights tiredness and loss of appetite.