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Dolgo Crab Apple Scionwood (Spring 2021)


A self-fertile Siberian crabapple with excellent disease resistance. Also known as Pink Glow.

Dolgo is an outstanding all-purpose crabapple. Being from Russia, it is extremely cold hardy. It also has good resistance to fireblight, cedar-apple rust, and mildew, making it an obvious choice for the home gardener or the organic grower.

With its profuse display of pure-white bloom that lasts for weeks, this tree is already a landscaping winner in spring. When covered in bright red ripening fruit, Dolgo looks like a decorated Christmas tree. The early-mid season fruit is slightly elongated, crimson, and about 1.5 inches. It is sweet-tart and tannic, a refreshing little snack. Dolgo is a great tree for landscaping and pollination. The fruit, as it holds very well to the tree, can be used to attract wildlife and it also makes a stunning red sauce or jelly. It can be helpful in cider blending, but care should be taken of the very high acid content.

This crab was imported to South Dakota from Siberia by Niels Hansen in 1897. Dolgo is the Russian word for "long."

Volume Pricing

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Quantity Dolgo Crab Apple Scion
1 $12.00
2-5 $7.00
6-10 $6.00
11-99 $5.00
100+ $4.00

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Clean vs Regular

Clean = virus-free in lab tests, suggested for grafting with some of the Geneva rootstocks, especially G.16 and G.935. Regular = may contain one of the common latent viruses; this is not usually a problem and can be used with most rootstocks.

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Dolgo is an outstanding all-purpose crabapple. Being from Russia, it is extremely cold hardy. It also has good resistance to fireblight, cedar-apple rust, and mildew, making it an obvious choice for the home gardener or the organic grower.

With its profuse display of pure-white bloom that lasts for weeks, this tree is already a landscaping winner in spring. When covered in bright red ripening fruit, Dolgo looks like a decorated Christmas tree. The early-mid season fruit is slightly elongated, crimson, and about 1.5 inches. It is sweet-tart and tannic, a refreshing little snack. Dolgo is a great tree for landscaping and pollination. The fruit, as it holds very well to the tree, can be used to attract wildlife and it also makes a stunning red sauce or jelly. It can be helpful in cider blending, but care should be taken of the very high acid content.

This crab was imported to South Dakota from Siberia by Niels Hansen in 1897. Dolgo is the Russian word for "long."


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Crabapple, Disease-Resistant, Cold-Hardy, Hot-Climate

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, cider, jelly
Cider classification: bittersharp
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: unknown
Origin: Russia
Introduced in: 1897
Introduced by: Niels Hansen

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 3 - 8
Chill hours: 500
Ripening date: Sep 01 (approximate, in New York State) - 14 days after McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

Cedar-Apple Rust: Resistant
Fireblight: Resistant
Powdery Mildew: Resistant

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? Y
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid

Pollination Partners

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