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Crab apple tree
Kerr

A cold-hardy crab-apple, primarily used for cider and cooking.
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Growing


Crab apple tree
Kerr
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersGood
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Crab apple tree
Kerr
Picking seasonMid
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
Juice styleSweeter
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Disease resistance


Crab apple tree
Kerr
General resistanceAverage
FireblightSome resistance
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Climate


Crab apple tree
Kerr
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
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Identification


Crab apple tree
Kerr
Country of originCanada
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorRed
Flesh colourCream
Fruit sizeLarge
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