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Crab apple tree
Roberts Crab

An unusual red-fleshed crab-apple which has large purple fruits. The juice is a claret red colour.
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Growing


Crab apple tree
Roberts Crab
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyDiploid
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Crab apple tree
Roberts Crab
Picking seasonMid
UsesCulinary
Juice
Hard cider
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Juice styleSharper
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Disease resistance


Crab apple tree
Roberts Crab
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Climate


Crab apple tree
Roberts Crab
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Identification


Crab apple tree
Roberts Crab
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colorPurple
Flesh colourPink / Red
Fruit sizeVery large
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