Rescue Applecrab

$95.00

A 1936 introduction from the Experimental Farm in Scott, Saskatchewan. The crabapples are small, dull red with a yellow underlay, and with a firm yellowish white colored flesh. An extremely hardy tree that will ripen in early August. Though the tree is hardy, the apples do not store well. Great used in cooking, jellies, and for fresh eating.

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Full sun,  Zone 3

Malus ‘Rescue’

Pot size #5

A 1936 introduction from the Experimental Farm in Scott, Saskatchewan. The crabapples are small, dull red with a yellow underlay, and with a firm yellowish white colored flesh. An extremely hardy tree that will ripen in early August. Though the tree is hardy, the apples do not store well. Great used in cooking, jellies, and for fresh eating.

Requires another apple nearby to cross-pollinate. Prefers a moist, well-drained soil.