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Crab apple trees
John Downie

John Downie is a traditional crab apple for making crab apple jelly. White blossom and orange-red fruits.
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Growing


Crab apple trees
John Downie
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersGood
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Crab apple trees
John Downie
Picking seasonLate
CroppingGood
Food usesCulinary
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Problems


Crab apple trees
John Downie
Disease resistancePoor
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Identification


Crab apple trees
John Downie
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourOrange / Red
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