Apple
Malus x domestica 'Chestnut Crab'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Malus (MAY-lus) (Info)
Species: x domestica (doh-MESS-tik-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Chestnut Crab
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Height:

10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Pollination:

Unknown - Tell us

Rootstock Vigor:

Unknown - Tell us

Bearing Habit:

Unknown - Tell us

Disease Resistance:

Resistant to Cedar-Apple Rust

Fruit Usage:

Crab

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By grafting

By budding

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

New Prague, Minnesota

Bozeman, Montana

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Jan 8, 2006, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

"Harvest / Season: Harvest: late August - September; Season: September - November
Description: Large cooking and dessert crab apple. Attractive, reddish bronze fruit. Crisp, juicy sweet flesh with a pleasing nut-like flavor. Ripens over a long period.
Tree Characteristics: Resistant to cedar rust."

Source: allaboutapples.com