The Chestnut Apple Crab is renowned for its optimal taste, among the many varieties of apple crabs. This yellow and red-skinned, white-fleshed a has crunchy flesh with a unique nutty flavour and averages around 5 cm (2") in size. It can be stored for up to one month in cold storage. Perfect for fresh eating and for use in cider-making and juicing.
The Chestnut Apple Crab was developed by the University of Minnesota.
Hardiness Zone: 3
Height at Maturity: 6 meters (20 feet)
Spread: 4 meters (16 feet)
Soil Preference: Well drained
Light Exposure: Full sun
Pollination: Self-sterile (Plant with another apple tree for best pollination)
Latin Name: Malus 'Chestnut'