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Whitney Crabapple Tree

Famous for its fruit size

Firm, crisp, tangy-sweet, pinkish-red fruits by the bushels! Wonderful in jams and jellies. Delicious baked with cinnamon and sugar! Ripens by early September.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

  • 10487
  • Standard 2-4 ft.
  • $37.99
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Malus ssp. 'Whitney'
  • Height: 20 feet.
  • Spacing: 25 - 35 feet.
  • Depth: Graft 1 - 2 inches above soil.
  • Spread: 20 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Dolgo or another Whiteny Crab apple or other (Malus) viable apple variety blooming in late Spring.
  • Yield: 2 - 5 bushels at maturity.
  • Color: Pink & white.
  • Foliage: Deep green foliage.
  • Blooms: Late Spring.
  • Fruit: Larger than a golf ball. Sweet, juicy, yellowish flesh.
  • Zone: 3 - 7 (-30° F.).
  • Form: Upright.
  • Flower Form: Medium sized, abundant flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist soil with organic matter.
  • Growth Rate: 1 - 2 feet per year.
  • Comments: Fruit is light greenish-yellow with red blush or stripes. Excellent for fresh eating. Partially self-fruitful but produces better with another variety or two trees. Heavy bearer. Fair keeper. Fairly large fruit for a crab apple. The tree is hardy and is an upright symmetrical grower. Moderately resistant to fireblight. Moderately susceptible to cedar rust.


Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE Fruit Trees
1A-4A 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
4B 4/1/19 - 6/7/19
5A 3/18/19 - 6/7/19
5B 3/4/19 - 6/7/19
6A 3/4/19 - 6/7/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/7/19
7A 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
7B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
8A & B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
9A & B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/7/19
Last Order Date 6/4/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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