Crab Apple - John Downie

John Downie Crab Apple

Malus domestica
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.

A guide to choosing Crab Apple Trees



John Downie Crab Apple Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.


Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
Price
Quantity
M9 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden
£17.50
Sold out
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
£17.50
Sold out
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   2 years Half Standard
£28.50
Sold out
MM111 - Vigorous   1 year Maiden
£17.50
Sold out


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.