- Great eaten fresh
- Makes wonderfully flavored jams, jelly and cider
- Crisp, juicy and tangy-sweet flavor
- Scab resistant
- Ripens late August to early September
Generations of gardeners have loved this crabapple tree for its ornamental qualities and golf-ball sized fruits. Whitney Crabapple Tree produces firm, crisp, tangy-sweet, pinkish-red fruits by the bushels! The fruits are wonderful cooked up in jams and jellies, baked with cinnamon and sugar, or made into cider. In the spring, the tree produces pink and white blossoms that are very showy in the landscape. The tree grows about 20 ft. tall and is resistant to scab. Fruits ripen in late August or early September. Self-pollinating. Zones 3-7.