Shafer Applecrab

Malus x ‘Shafer’


New listing for 2024. The fruit matures in early September and is good for fresh eating, drying, and sauce. Discovered by W. Shafer, Poplar Point, Manitoba, and introduced by the Morden Research Station in 1963.



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: Red

Fruit Size: 4-5 cm

Fruit Timing: Early September

Fruit Use: Fresh Eating, Drying, Sauce

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

Landscape Uses: Accent, Shade, Orchard

Pollination: Requires a Pollinator