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John Downie



One of the most popular crab apple for jelly making. It produces an orange coloured jelly.

Origin: UK,

Pollination: John Downie is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

John Downie apple trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
M9 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Dwarfing) £20.50 Sold-out
M26 rootstock 2 year Cordon (Semi-dwarfing) £29.50
MM106 rootstock 2 year Espalier (2 Tier) (Semi-vigorous) £55.50
MM106 rootstock 2 year Half Standard (Semi-vigorous) £32.50 Sold-out
MM111 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Vigorous) £20.50 Sold-out

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History and description of John Downie

Malus John Downie is the most popular crab apple for jelly making. It produces pretty white blossom in April/May and orange and red crab apples in October.

Characteristics of John Downie apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourOrange
Flavour
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking time
Season of useOct
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habit
Fruit-bearing
Cropping
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Northern Britain
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Good Pollinator
Pollination date0
Pollination group
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners


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