Kerr Applecrab

Malus x ‘Kerr’


Good for eating fresh, canning, jelly or juice. Ripens in late September and stores well. Resistant to fireblight. Developed at the Morden Research Station in 1952. All apples, crabapples and applecrabs are closely related and can be used to cross pollinate each other.



Height: 20′

Spread: 20′

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Yellow

Growth Habit: Upright, Spreading

Flower Colour: White

Blooms: Spring

Fruit Colour: Dark Purple-Red

Fruit Size: 6-7.5 cm

Fruit Timing: Ripe Late September

Fruit Use: Fresh Eating, Juicing, Cooking, Canning

Key Features: Edible Fruit (Tart Taste), Spring Blooms

Landscape Uses: Accent, Shade, Orchard

Pollination: Requires a Pollinator