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Fruit tree comparison - Malus John Downie
Crab apple trees

Malus John Downie

John Downie is a good crabapple for making crab apple jelly. White blossom and orange-red fruits.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Self-fertile
Flowering group? 4
Pollinating others? Good
Ploidy? Diploid
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer


Picking season? Late

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Poor


Fruit colour Orange / Red
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green