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Crab-apples
Roberts Crab

An unusual red-fleshed crab-apple which has large purple fruits. The juice is a claret red colour.
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Growing


Crab-apples
Roberts Crab
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group2
Pollinating othersAverage
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Crab-apples
Roberts Crab
Picking seasonMid
CroppingHeavy
Keeping2-3 weeks
Useful forCulinary
Juice
Hard cider
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Problems


Crab-apples
Roberts Crab
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Climate


Crab-apples
Roberts Crab
Climate typeTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
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Identification


Crab-apples
Roberts Crab
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourPink - dark
Fruit colourPurple
Fruit sizeVery large
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