Trailman is known as one of the best of the Crabapples. These egg shaped, golden yellow fleshed apples are crunchy, juicy with a spicy tart flavour. Skin is golden overlaid with a reddish brown wash. Excellent for fresh eating and juicing. Local cider makers love to use this apple! Stores for up to 2 months in cold storage and ripens in early September. Bears fruit at an early age. Released from Beaverlodge, Alberta in 1973.
Growers Note: Very hardy apple, known to grow well in growing zone 1 climates
Hardiness Zone: 1/2
Height at Maturity: 5 meters (18 feet)
Spread: 4 meters (15 feet)
Soil Preference: Well drained
Light: Full sun
Pollination: Self-sterile (Needs another apple tree nearby for best pollination)
Latin Name: Malus 'Trailman'