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Tree comparisons



Crab apple trees
Wickson Crab

Wickson crab is a popular crab apple variety which is also useful in cider blends.
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Using


Crab apple trees
Wickson Crab
Picking seasonLate
UsesJuice
Hard cider
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Fruit persistencePersistent
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Growing


Crab apple trees
Wickson Crab
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersGood
PloidyDiploid
VigourVigorous
Bearing regularityRegular
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Disease resistance


Crab apple trees
Wickson Crab
ScabSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustSome susceptibility
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Climate


Crab apple trees
Wickson Crab
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
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Identification


Crab apple trees
Wickson Crab
Fruit colorOrange / Red
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