It’s early Spring in the Mid-Atlantic area of the U.S. and our Crabapple tree is blooming! The flowers are a pretty magenta color! The blooms don’t last very long but they bring joy while they last! Crabapple trees grow quite large, so make sure you have ample room in your landscape. Crabapple trees require very little maintenance. Several years ago, we noticed a fungus on the leaves and used an organic solution to combat the fungus. For details on our organic solution to fungus, click here.
Crabapple tree has been relatively low maintenance, however we do notice that gypsy moths like to attack our Crabapple tree in early Spring. The tree is small enough for us to use an “organic solution … see the video below!
If you have an organic solution for gypsy moths, please let us know by commenting below or contacting us on Twitter or Instagram. If you have room for a large tree with stunning Spring blooms in your landscape, visit your local Home Depot, Lowe’s, online Burpee Gardening or eBay for their selection of Crabapple trees.