|Flowering crabapple tree|
Crabapple flowers bloom from April to May and the flowers last on the tree for approximately two weeks. These spring flowers will attract orioles and warblers, the birds feed off the nectar.
- Care for your tree by keeping the soil evenly moist for the first two years. Water the tree daily with drip irrigation. The moisture in the soil will encourage a deep rooting.
- Apply four inches of organic mulch around your tree.
- Feed your tree in the spring with a fertilizer formulated for flowering trees.
- Plant your tree in the late afternoon when the sun is not intense or plant on a cloudy day.