Rescue Crabapple - Malus 'Rescue'

Small, dull red crabapple with yellow background. Sweet, firm yellowish white colored flesh. Excellent for fresh eating and canning. Ripens in early August. Extreme hardy plant. Does not store well. A 1936 introduction from the Experimental Farm in Scott, Saskatchewan.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Height: 
10-20'
Spread: 
10-20'
Flower Colors: 
Pink
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Edible
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 3.7 (14 votes)

Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. When young, prune to create an open centred branching to allow for even light throught the tree. This allows even ripening of fruit. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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