Crabapple seeds are called pips.
} You can clone your crabapple tree from softwood cuttings taken from the current year's growth. The wood of a softwood cutting is pliable and may still be slightly green.
Remember to water to keep the soil moist.
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Protect it from wind and direct sun to prevent the leaves from drying out.
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