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Fruit tree comparisons


Crab apple tree
Wickson Crab

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


Crab apple tree
Wickson Crab
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersGood
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Crab apple tree
Wickson Crab
Picking seasonLate
UsesJuice
Hard cider
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
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Disease resistance


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


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


Crab apple tree
Wickson Crab
Fruit colorOrange / Red
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