NH State Forest Nursery

CrabappleMalus spp

Mature height: 10 to 25'. Non-native plant species are offered as alternative choices because of their benefit to wildlife and for their utility uses such as erosion control and site reclamation. Disclaimer: these plants are intended primarily for wildlife and songbird use. Some species may contain toxins harmful to humans if consumed.


Plant at least 10-15' apart

Wildlife Value:

Used by numerous songbirds, game birds and mammals; a small tree


Abundant fruit usually persistent through winter

Seed Source:

New Hampshire

Seedling Details
Age Comment per 10 per 25 per 100 per 500 Per 1000
1-2 yr 6-12" $15 $25 $80 N/A N/A

New Limited Inventory as of March 29, 2022

photo of crabapple seedling


photo of crabapple with fruit


photo of crabapple fruit and foliage

Fruit & Foliage

photo of crabapples in bloom

In Blossom

NH State Forest Nursery | Division of Forest and Lands
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 796-2323  |  fax: (603) 271-6488