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Centennial Crab Apple on B.118 (Spring 2023)


The cutest, sweetest little hybrid crabapple.

An upright, rounded tree, Centennial Crab is extremely cold hardy–up to zone 3. This crab is an easy tree to grow; it is scab resistant and somewhat fireblight resistant. The mid-season bloom is white.

The fruit is medium to large, about two inches in diameter, and slightly elongated. The skin is bright red mottled over orange, and the flesh is white, sweet, and mildly acidic. This is a perfect little snacking apple, and it is also used for baking and sauces.

Centennial was developed in 1957 at the University of Minnesota in Excelsior.

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An upright, rounded tree, Centennial Crab is extremely cold hardy–up to zone 3. This crab is an easy tree to grow; it is scab resistant and somewhat fireblight resistant. The mid-season bloom is white.

The fruit is medium to large, about two inches in diameter, and slightly elongated. The skin is bright red mottled over orange, and the flesh is white, sweet, and mildly acidic. This is a perfect little snacking apple, and it is also used for baking and sauces.

Centennial was developed in 1957 at the University of Minnesota in Excelsior.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

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

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, baking, jelly, sauce
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: Dolgo x Wealthy
Origin: Minnesota
Introduced in: 1957
Introduced by: University of Minnesota, Excelsior

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 3 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Aug 18 (approximate, in New York State) 28 days before McIntosh

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: B.118 Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Semi-Standard (90% of Standard)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 24'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Resistant
Fireblight: Resistant

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Semi-Standard (90% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

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Harry Masters Jersey Apple on B.118 2023 22

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