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Chestnut Edible Crab

Chestnut Edible Crab

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Chestnut Edible Crab

Malus z 'Chestnut Crab'

Chestnut is a large, russeted, sweet and juicy edible crabapple with a rich, nutty like flavor that can be used for eating, sauce, preserves, and decorative purposes. It ripens late summer, early September.


12-16 Feet



10-15 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
3754 Chestnut Edible Crab Apple on Semi-Dwarf (Geneva 30) root, 2 year Extra-Large grade $33.99 Add to Cart

Malus z 'Chestnut Crab'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Chestnut makes an excellent pollinizer for other early to mid-season bloomers. Medium vigor and slightly upright growth habit.

A Little History about Chestnut Edible Crab

Chestnut Crabapple was bred and introduced from the University of Minnesota in 1949, so it is very hardy and excellent for colder climes.

Malus z 'Chestnut Crab' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Early blooming
Excellent pollinizer
Disease Resistance
Fire Blight Resistance
Scab resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Small fruited
Growth Rate/Habit
Very productive
Upright habit
Average vigor
Early to bear
Harvest Period
Late summer
Extended harvest
Other Attributes
Short shelf-life
Somewhat spicy
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Frost Resistant
Very hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality
Good for sauce