Sargent Tina Crabapple
The Sargent Tina Crabapple tree are great if you're looking for a smaller, compact landscape tree to plant under utility lines, in confined yards, as privacy screens and hedges, and on sloping ground. Early May, these trees will blossom as pink buds and profuse a spring bloom of fragrant as they slowly turn white. As time goes on, they'll develop small, red crabapples that will attract all types of birds. While these pea-sized fruits are sweet in flavor, they're not used for cooking. As the crabapples mature in the fall, the lobed, dark green leafs on the Sargent Tina Crabapple will turn yellow and display a magnificent accent against the red crabapples.
Sargent Tina Crabapple Trees for Sale Rockford, ILEven though the Sargent Tina Crabapple will only grow to a height of 6–10' and a spread of 6–12' at maturity, it's dense, spreading crown and zigzagging branches add to the appeal, often making the tree wider than it is tall. While trees grow at a slower rate and will have a height increase of less than 12 inches per year they will require full sun (or at least 6 hours of direct, unfiltered sunlight each day) to ensure they're healthy.
|Botanical Name||Malus sargentii|
|Mature Height / Spread||6 to 10 feet high and 6 to 12 feet wide|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Acid soil, Moist, well-drained soil|
|Season of Interest||Early winter, Mid winter, Mid spring, Mid fall, Late fall|
|Flower Color & Fragrance||Fragrant, Pink, White|
|Foliage||Deciduous (seasonally loses leaves)|
|Tolerances||Dry sites, Occasional drought, Occasional flooding|
|Shape or Form||Broad, Multi-stemmed, Upright|