Spring 2023 Shipping Season
Plant Zones 9-8: Late January-February
Plant Zones 8-7: February-March
Plant Zones 6-5: April– early May
For more information see the Ordering & Shipping section below.
A small native tree with beautiful pink apple blossoms in spring, and small red-green crabapples that are a favorite food for deer and wildlife in the fall. Colorful fall foliage. Will begin to bare fruit 3-5 yrs. ripens September – December,depending on care and climate. The success of new trees is heavily dependent on the care received during and after. Grown from seed. Cold hardy to USDA plant zones 6-8.
|Height||15' - 20'|
|Spread||10' - 15'|
|Tree Form||Modified Leader|
|USDA Zone||6 - 8|
|Blooms||Pink flowers in March|
|Drops Fruit||September - October|
|Soil pH||6.0 - 7.0|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun|
|Pollination||Requires Pollinator. Plant at LEAST two trees for pollination; however, each additional tree will increase pollination for better mast production|
|Suggested Pollinators||Plant two for cross pollination|
|Pruning||Corrective pruning may be necessary as the tree matures.|
|Fertilization||Do not fertilize at planting. Once the trees are established, fertilize in early spring (Mar-April) as growth begins. Do not fertilize in the fall, which could promote late season tender growth that can be damaged by early frosts.|
|Watering||Newly planted trees should be watered regularly. This is the most critical step in the establishment of your new trees. Please see the Watering section under "How to plant and grow" in our Learning Center.|
At Chestnut Hill Outdoors, we’ve been shipping mail order trees for over 30 years. We’re experts at delivering healthy trees to your doorstep. All of our trees are container grown in root-enhancing pots, ensuring healthy root systems and much better success upon planting.
In Spring we ship bare-root, dormant trees. All plants are dipped in a root gel before shipping and wrapped in plastic to retain moisture.
Spring: All trees are shipped bare-root.
Fall: All trees are shipped in containers.
Size shipped: 12 – 24 inches
For more information, visit our Ordering & Shipping Page.