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Wickson Crabapple

Malus domestica 'Wickson'
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  • Hardiness Zone & More

Wickson Crab is a small bi-colored apple that is more crabapple than regular apple, being only a couple inchs in diameter.  It is known for its excellent cider attributes as it has a definite acid tang, but can have sugar content up to almost 25%.  It is highly flavored.  Very hardy.  Useful also for pickling, jam and other culinary uses.

Wickson Crab is a cross of Newtown Pippin and Esopus Spitzenburg that was introduced in 1944 by Albert Etter.

Height
12-15
Spread
10-15
Zone
3-8
Color
Bi-Colored
Categories
Apple--- Hardy Varieties
Tags
Mid-season bloomingPollinizer neededSmall fruitedAverage vigorMid-seasonVery sweet

Bloom Character
Fruit Characteristics
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
  Very tart
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required