Crap apple tree. Established flowering crabapple trees crabapple trees are drought resistant once established but they grow best if you water them when there is less than an inch of rain in a week during summer. Crabapple trees are actually members of the rose family rosaceae. Set your store to see local availability see similar items. The red jewel crabapple tree is a small spreading bush that can attain 15 feet in height.
The 12 inch diameter fruits persist on the branches and attract birds. The leaves are 310 cm 1239 in long alternate simple with a serrated margin. Since the flowering season for crabapples is earlier and longer it gives those stressed pollinators a reliable food source before berries and other fruit start to leaf out. The flowering crabapple tree has purple red foliage that turns mottled orange and red in fall.
Online orchards prairie fire flowering crabapple tree bare root model flca002 33 98 box 33 98 box out of stock online. Their lush foliage may be bright green dark green or purple. Crabapple trees grow best in full sun and moist well drained soil. As with roses there is a never ending desire to develop a new form and give it a fanciful name.
Crabapple trees grow into a variety of shapes including weeping upright pyramidal and vase. A 2 inch layer of mulch applied every spring provides sufficient nutrients for a crabapple tree. A moderate to fast grower crabapple trees need to be planted where they have plenty of space to expand to their mature size. An upright spreading tree that will grow at least as wide as it is tall cardinal crabapple is sometimes listed as m.
It grows 10 feet tall and its crown is wide and spread out. This has resulted in approximately 800 cultivars of crabapples. Flowering crabapple blooms apple trees are typically 412 m 1339 ft tali at maturity with a dense twiggy crown. The blossoms of these trees are a banquet for both native pollinators and honey bees.
They will tolerate partial shade and heavy soils but flower quantity is often diminished as a result. The molten lava crabapple tree is an example of a weeping spreading tree. In fall many varieties clothe themselves in brilliant color including golden yellow red orange or bronze before shedding to the ground.