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Zones: 4 to 7
Mature Height: 30 feet
Mature Spread: 35 feet
The Sweet Scented Flowering Crab has surprisingly fragrant 1-2 inch white flowers and small 1 to 1.5 inch fruit. The fruit attracts birds in late summer. Rarely seen in the landscape. Other common names include; Sweet Crab Apple, American Crab Apple, Wild Sweet Crab and Wild Crab. Native to the east-central United States and lower Ontario.
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Sweet Scented Flowering Crab has a moderate growth rate. Grows up to 30 feet in height and 35 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 4 to 7. Prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil although will tolerate a variety of environmental conditions.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Cold stratify for 120 days
Germination: Sow seed 1/8 inch deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.