Dolgo Crab
South Dakota 1897


$39.95

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Dolgo Crab apple trees are incredibly handsome little trees, first covered with pure white blossoms and later small elongated cherry colored fruit. Dolgo Crab apples are some of our favorite apples for making sauce with complex flavor and a stunning ruby red color. An adventurous treat for eating out of hand. The Dolgo Crab apple tree often bears heavily and early. Please see below for further information on our organic Dolgo Crab apple trees for sale.

 

CCOF Certified Organic:  Our apple trees (exception noted) 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) species. Reg. #40-002449


Growing Considerations for Dolgo Crab
South Dakota 1897

USDA Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Heirloom: Yes

Uses: Cider, Cooking / Sauces, Canning / Preserves

Harvest Period: Early

Low Chill: Yes

Bloom Period: Early

Pollination Requirement: Self-Fertile

Origin Date: 1800`s

Storage: A few weeks

Disease Resistance: Good

Rootstock: MM 111 (semi-dwarf)

Years to Bear: 2-4 years

Recommended Spacing: 10-12 ft.

Mature Size: 7-12 ft.

Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.

Water Requierments: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Shape when Shipped: Whip (no branching)

Size supplied when shipped:   Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2  to 3/4 inch;  *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.


Basic idea for Pruning:  Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...                                                             

 
Shipping Note:  Our fruit trees and berries 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 since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.

        Have any Thoughts or Comments? We would love to hear from you!

                                                    We are a GMO Free Fruit Tree Nursery

 


This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 November, 1999.