Growing Zones: 4-8 outdoors(hardy down to -20℉) 4-8 outdoors
- Mature Height:
- 15-20 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 15-20 ft.
- Full Sun
- Growth Rate:
- Harvest Time:
- September - October
- Botanical Name:
- Malus 'Brandywine'
- Does Not Ship To:
- AZ, CA, ID, OR
An Abundance of Fragrant, Rosy Blooms
Need a compact tree with ornamental value during every season? The Brandywine Flowering Crabapple has all this and more.
Adaptable to most soil types and tolerant of air pollution, this gorgeous tree is perfect for urban landscapes.
Growing to only 15-20 feet, you'll find plenty of space for this stunning tree, no matter how big or small your yard is.
Of course, the standout feature is the interest it will bring to your yard in every season…
· Enchanting spring flowers - fragrant, rose-colored double blossoms cover the branches in April and May
· Unique summer foliage - summer's green leaves are tipped with brick-red, adding captivating contrast
· Stunning fall show - foliage turns reddish orange and deep purple creating show-stopping value as the weather cools
· Delightful crabapples appear in autumn - to add to the autumn show, 1 inch chartreuse colored crabapples grow in autumn and are mesmerizing next to the warm leaves
· Dazzling dormant winter - silvery twigs create sculptural interest in the coldest months
Create a jaw-dropping centerpiece for your small yard, or…
if you have a large yard, plant several in a grouping to captivate your guests all year long.
Birds and butterflies love the crabapple too, so expect to see a variety of fluttering visitors
You can even make crabapple jelly with the autumn fruit… a delicious tradition in many homes during the coldest months.
Adaptable, tolerant, low-maintenance and stunning, you can't go wrong with the Brandywine Flowering Crabapple… Order yours today!
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Planting & Care
The Brandywine Flowering Crabapple will perform best if you plant it in well-drained soil in a spot that receives full sun. Plant in a hole twice as wide but just as deep as the root ball. Once planted, cover the ground with a thick layer of mulch.
Watering: As soon as you plant your tree, saturate it with water. If you live in a hot or dry area, water your Brandywine twice a week until it is established. Other climates can water once a week, achieving 1 inch of water each week. Once established, only water as needed during long periods of drought.
Fertilization: Add a 10-10-10 fertilizer in early spring each year if desired.
Pruning: Prune off dead or diseased branches in late winter after the coldest months have passed, but before the spring blooms appear.
Pests: Check your tree frequently for any mites or aphids. A strong stream of water will get rid of these pests. Keeping your tree well maintained will help prevent against borers.
Disease: If you see any signs of disease on your crabapple, including leaves that fall too early or have spots, blisters or browned edges, you should treat your tree promptly. Avoiding doing so can greatly shorten the life of your tree. Sterile pruning and a fungicide treatment are the best measures to stop disease before it takes over the tree.
Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
|$149 & above||Free Shipping!|
You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in
Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 or 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of April 29th|
|Zones 5||Week of April 14th|
|Zones 6||Week of April 7th|
|Zones 7-11||Ships Now!|