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Whitney Edible Crab. Crab apples are great pollinators!

Whitney Edible Crab. Crab apples are great pollinators!

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Whitney Edible Crab Apple

Malus z 'Whitney Crab'

Whitney is a good quality edible crabapple that is fine for jelly or pickling. Medium size crabapples with red stripes over a yellow background. It picks late in August to early September. Very hardy.

Height

12-16 Feet

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Spread

10-15 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

3-8

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Item # Description Price
3775 Whitney Edible Crab Apple on Semi-Standard (M106) root, 2 year Extra-Large grade--ON SALE NOW! $30.99  $26.99 Add to Cart

Malus z 'Whitney Crab'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Crabapples are usually quite tolerant of most apple diseases and make great pollinators too.

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A Little History about Whitney Edible Crab Apple

When Grandpa was a kid he and his friends used to have crabapple fights! Grandma never let the grandkids fight with the Whitney's though, because they were destined for our favorite apple jelly.

Malus z 'Whitney 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
Spreading habit
Average vigor
Early to bear
Harvest Period
Late summer
Extended harvest
Other Attributes
Very tart
Short shelf-life
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Frost Resistant
Very hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Uses
Canning or freezing