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    Robinson Crabapple for Sale

    Robinson Crabapple for Sale


Robinson Crabapple

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Growing Zones: 4-8

Growing Zones 4-8
This plant is recommended for zones: 4-8
(green area above)

You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

15-20 ft.

Mature Width:

15-25 ft.


Full to Partial

Drought Tolerance:


Botanical Name:

Malus 'Robinson'

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Bright Pink Blooms Every Spring

Everyone loves the incredible color of the Robinson Crabapple. You get huge, soft pink blooms in the spring, decorative fruit in the fall and textured bark.

The new Robinson Crabapple resists many disease and pest problems that some of the older varieties of crabapples were plagued by.

You also get to enjoy some of the first blooms of spring!

The Robinson Crabapple is an early season bloomer... soft pink blossoms and conspicuous fruit make this an ideal specimen tree.

You'll love how this fast growing flowering tree attracts wildlife... birds and butterflies just can't resist its berries.

Robinson Crabapples are a huge hit because they're so unique. They grow up to 15-20 ft. tall, but still demand attention. Not only are they attractive, but they're extremely easy to grow. They make any beginner feel like a master gardener.

The Robinson Crabapple is one of our most popular flowering trees, so be sure to get yours now while we have them in stock.

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Beautiful Tree! Delivered quickly and in great condition!!
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Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Robinson Crabapple

Step 1: Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Robinson Crabapple.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Step 2: Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Robinson Crabapple gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Robinson Crabapple again after the transplant is complete.

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The blossoms are beautiful.
Andrea M on Mar 13, 2016
beautiful tree. fruit in the fall
WILLIAM G on Dec 3, 2015
For cross pollination with my Gravenstein Apple.
Richard S on Feb 29, 2016
I was looking for trees that would flower and grow quickly. I remember having crabapple trees when I was a child, so that influenced my decision.
Richard F on Nov 25, 2015
planting mix for robinson crabapple tree?
A shopper on Jun 15, 2014
Best Answer: We just used a nice rich potting soil-compost mix from the nursery....nothing special. We did put some low fencing around the trunk to prevent the pesky rabbits from chewing its bark. We are watering regularly during dry periods.
Reply · Report · Martha B on Jun 1, 2016
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Where does the Robinson crabapple ship from?
Brian s on Apr 26, 2015
Best Answer: We ship these trees from SC.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Oct 6, 2015
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when is the best time to plant in zone 8 ?
A shopper on Aug 15, 2014
Best Answer: The best time to plant the Robinson Crabapple in zone 8 is in the early Spring or early Fall, however if your temperatures aren't scorching hot in the 90's or above it will be fine to go ahead and plant now.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Aug 22, 2014
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When does it bloom?
Marlene on May 17, 2016
Best Answer: live in Iowa and it was flowering in April threw May and then gone. Is that what it is supposed to do? I never got to enjoy the flowers.
Reply · Report · Christina K on Jul 11, 2016
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when should this be planted in zone 4?
Briana Y on Aug 19, 2015
Best Answer: I live in zone 5. I planted this tree in September 2014. I have always planted trees in the fall (if possible). They always do better in my zone if they have the winter to settle in. This tree is already beautiful and even had a few blooms in the spring.
Reply · Report · Jean S on Aug 19, 2015
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Can we make jelly from the apples of this tree that is safe to eat?
Erwin K on Sep 2, 2015
Best Answer: Yes, they are edible and making a jelly would be safe.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Sep 3, 2015
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how far do the roots grow toward your foundation?
A shopper on Aug 18, 2014
Best Answer: we planted the Robinson Crabapple about 20 feet (7 meters) away from our foundation.
Reply · Report · Xiaonan S on Aug 18, 2014
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Can you eat them?
Kathy on Aug 3, 2016
Best Answer: Yes you can eat them. They are very small. Some people make jelly from them. Good luck!
I just love the flowers!!!????????
Reply · Report · Freda A on Aug 3, 2016
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We have fierce winds here in NH will it withstand these winds ?
Nancy C on Apr 23, 2016
Best Answer: Nancy, we can also have strong winds here in Powell, WY.
Reply · Report · Rafael I on Apr 24, 2016
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How far away does this need to be from the apple tree to pollinate? Can I have Crabapple in front yard and apple tree in back yard?
Amelia C on Apr 13, 2016
Best Answer: Both of my trees are in the front yard, so I am not sure if yours are close enough to pollinate.
Reply · Report · Sherry B on Apr 13, 2016
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