Shop for Crabapples

Hunters are sometimes surprised to find how much deer LOVE crabapples.  The Wildlife Group carries a great selection of the best crabapple trees for your wildlife habitat needs. Our Crabapple items will grow best in Hardiness Zones 4 -9 Please note: We now have Crabapple tree packages available in online from our Shop ‘n Ship Online Store with […]

Spraying

Our trees are selected with absentee landowner in mind. We strive to pick the most disease resistant trees that we can possibly get to help with the problem of disease. However, resistance does not mean immune to some spraying may be necessary at times. We strongly recommend the spraying of dormant oil on your fruit […]

Fertilization

In the past we have recommended adding a slow release fertilizer to the holes at time of planting. I am somewhat backing off of this statement because of recent test that I have conducted on my own property at planting. We always mixed a 3 month slow release fertilizer in the pots at the nursery […]

Site and Soil Requirements

Sunlight  is  the  key  ingredient  in maximizing  fruit  production. Early   morning  sun  is  really  important  to  dry   the  dew  from  the  plants,  thereby reducing   the  incidence  of  disease.  So  choose  a  site   on  your  property that  is  in  the  sun  most   of  the  day.  Otherwise,  expect  reduced   performance  from […]