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Profusion Crabapple

A Petite Flowering Tree with a Profusion of Showy, Pink Blooms!

  • Bold, pink flowers blanket the tree in spring
  • Beautifully shaped tree that fits in small yards
  • Pest and disease resistant and low maintenance

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Product Details

Looking for the perfect show piece tree for your yard? How about shade, flowers AND color too? We love the Profusion Crabapple tree for these reasons and so much more!

In spring a profusion of gorgeous, pink flowers blanket this beautifully shaped tree. As the flowers fade and fall you will love the shiny, green leaves than remain and bring this tree to life.  These lovely, oval, apple leaves turn a golden copper in fall.  In early fall you will see miniature apples on your tree.  These little pops of red can be left alone to admire or if you're more the adventurous, pinterest type you can make crabapple jelly with them.  

The Profusion Crabapple is a stunning tree with a mature height of 15 to 20 feet and width of 15 to 25 feet, making it a perfect focal tree for almost any yard.  The Profusion Crabapple thrives in full sun and just about any type of soil.  It is also disease and pest resistant, low maintenance, and extremely hardy.  The Profusion Crabapple can even tolerate salt, pollution, and deer.  Oh, and yet another bonus, the Profusion Crabapple pollinates several types of apple trees like Granny Smith, Braeburn, Jonathan, Honeycrisp, and Pink Lady to name a few!  You will enjoy this easy and beautiful tree for years to come!

Purchase a tree your family will love!  Get your Profusion Crabapple today!

Additional Information

Shipping Restriction AZ, CA, ID, OR
Grows in Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Sunlight Full Sun
Soil Type Adaptable, Well-drained
Mature Height 15-20 Feet
Mature Width 20-30 Feet
Drought Tolerance Good
Fall Color Orange
Bloom Color Pink
Botanical Name Malus 'Profusion'

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Planting & Care

How to Plant & Care for Your new Profusion Crabapple

When planting your Profusion be sure to choose the right location and conditions for your new tree to thrive.  Spring and Fall are ideal times to plant.  However, if you avoid freezing temperatures and extreme heat you can plant your Apple tree almost any time of the year.  

Crabapple trees thrive in full sun and well drained soil.  Water deeply when planting and twice weekly for 1 to 3 months while your tree is establishing.  For the first year, it's best to water deeply once weekly in spring and summer and once monthly in fall in winter after the establishment period.  After the first year you will only need to water during dry spells. Adding a layer of 2 to 3 inches of mulch is recommended especially with newly planted trees.  Do not allow the mulch to touch the trunk as this increases the chances of pests and disease.  Fertilize in early spring and when planting to give your tree a boost.  Choose a slow release fertilizer.  When planting take care not to burn the roots by mixing the fertilizer into the soil before placing your tree in the hole. Prune your Crabapple in late winter to remove any dead, dying, or crowded branches, or to maintain shape. 

The best way to prevent disease and pests is by providing the appropriate care for your plants.  Proper location choice, watering, and fertilization are the keys to your success. Scale, Aphids, and Mites are insects that can affect Crabapple trees.  You can treat these pests naturally with horticultural oil, neem oil, or insecticidal soap.  For severe infections you can use pesticides like carbaryl, also known as Sevin.  Japanese Beetles are sometimes an issue for Apple trees.  These can be treated with an organic powder called Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt).  Luckily, the Profusion Crabapple is disease resistant and only rarely encounters problems with disease. 

Planting Instructions

Step 1:

Unpack all of your plants right away! Look for the perfect location. Make sure you are planting in the correct light conditions.

Step 2:

Dig a hole twice the width of the root ball. Position your plant in the hole. Make sure the top of the root ball is slightly higher than the original grade of the bed. Also check to make sure it is straight from all sides.

Step 3:

Fill up hole with water before placing new plant in hole in order to saturate the surrounding soil.  Once the water is absorbed place your plant in the hole and water thoroughly.  

 

Planting a shrub digging the hole

Step 4:

Mix the potting soil and the soil removed from the hole. Start by backfilling soil around the root ball. Carefully pack in the soil to remove any air pockets. Water plant thoroughly again until the soil will not hold any more water. This will ensure that your new plant will be a success.

Step 5:

Fertilize around your plant with the amount recommended on the package. Our special Fertilizer contains all of the nutrients to keep your plants growing and healthy. Repeat every 3 months.

Step 6:

Finish up by mulching around your new plant.  Apply 2 - 3 inches of mulch around the plant and plant bed. Mulch will help keep the soil moist and keep weeds out.

Step 7:

Keep watered with a hose every 2-3 days for 2 weeks. This is critical for plant survival. In the third week, begin to water as needed depending on the weather. Always check by placing your finger under the mulch to see if the soil is moist.

 

Shipping

Shipping and Delivery

Most orders ship next business day.  Please allow 1-3 business day to process and pack your order for shipping.  View the Fedex shipping map below.  Please note that Fedex ships Monday-Saturday only and shipping times on the map below are not guaranteed.  West coast orders MAY be held until the following Monday to prevent additional transit time on sensitive plants.  Your plants will be carefully packaged and shipped using Fedex.   

You will receive a confirmation via email when Fedex picks up your shipment.  Delivery emails are also sent when your package arrives.  As soon as your package arrives, It is important to open your boxes and water your new plants thoroughly.

How much is shipping? Add all of your items to the cart.  At checkout, your shipping price to ship your order will be displayed.

Each plant is carefully hand selected and packaged making sure that they will arrive ready to plant!  We ship Fedex Home Delivery which will ensure you package will also be delivered on a Saturday.  

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