Apple or Crab Apple?

Hi. I live in Toronto and have a question about apple trees. My hobby is bonsai. I have a field apple tree that I collected from a cow pasture in Peterborough to make into a bonsai. I’ve been told by…

Purchasing Crab Apple Trees

My partner and I are from Vancouver.  We recently visited Edward Gardens in Toronto.  We fell in love with the Crab Apple trees, and wish to have one in our garden.  Can you please let us know where we can…

Apple Scab on my Flowering Crab Tree?

Last year our flowering crab tree looked beautiful, as usual, when the flowers opened in mid May. The leaves came on afterwards as always, but in late June the leaves turned yellow and brown and by mid July they had…

The Purple Prince

I have a Purple Prince Crab apple tree approx. 15 years old. This season especially, the leaves have been hit with a brown marking and are falling off very fast. The best I could find on the net was “apple…

Replacing Siberian Crabapple

In my very tight downtown Toronto garden, one of my 2 Siberian apples is just getting sicker and sicker. It’s size and form are perfect but I am nervous about putting another of the same species in the same place.…

Flowering Crab Not Flowering*

The flowering crab on our front lawn was planted about 10 years ago. It flowered very well until the summers of 2015 and 2106 when it did not flower at all. It is in a fairly sunny location, in clay…