List of Trees 1-30 Flowering Crabapple

Crataegus aestivalis

Family: Rosaceae

Crabapples are an excellent source of pectin and is one of the nine plants invoked in the pagan Anglo-Saxon nine Herbs Charm, recorded in the 10th century. Crabapples can be used as rootstocks for domestic apples to add beneficial characteristics and cold hardiness.  They can be planted between apple trees and used as pollinizers in apple orchards.