Snowdrift Crab


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A beautiful, fragrant white flowering crab with dark green glossy foliage and glowing orange-red fruit that makes great jams or jellies. Shows resistance to scab, cedar apple rust and mildew and has a dense and rounded growth habit.

Certified Organic Apple Tree

CCOF Almost all of our apple trees (exception noted) and few other select fruit trees and berries grown by Trees of Antiquity are USDA Organic, certified by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). Our growing methods restore, maintain and enhance ecological harmony by avoiding the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and genetic modification (GMO).


Growing Considerations for Snowdrift 0 apple tree

Bloom: Midseason

USDA Zone: 3,4,5,6,7,8,9

Pollination: Select another midseason bloom apple variety

Fruit Storage: Fair

Mature Size: 7-12 ft. summer prune to maintain 8 ft. tree

Recommended Spacing: 6-12 ft. if summer pruned 8 ft.spacing

Ripens: Late

Uses: Cider, Dessert,baking, sauce

Rootstock: Semi-dwarf MM 111

Water Requirement: 8-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Years to bear: 2-4 years

Shape when shipped: Primarily Whip(minimal branching)

*Size supplied when shipped: 1/2  inch caliper (width around trunk) 4-5 ft. in field (trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped)

*As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.


Note on Shipping:

Our apple trees are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive so you'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.




This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 04 October, 2006.