Hewes Edible Crabapple Tree
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Hewes Edible Crabapple Tree
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Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time: Spring
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Hewes Edible Crabapple

Malus domestica 'Hewes'
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Hewes Edible Crabapple is a cross between a northern American native wild crabapple and European varieties and is best known in history for its use for southern apple cider. Begin heritage gardening with a sweet twist as both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson had both beloved this crabapple tree dearly for its deliciously sweet and almost butterscotch tasting apples.

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 5-9
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Bloom Time: Spring
  • Show more ›

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Cold Tolerance/Hardiness Zone 5
Heat Tolerance/Hardiness Zone 9
Exposure Full Sun
Avg Mature Height 12'
Leaf Color Green
Fall Leaf Color Yellow
Flower Color White
Flower Time Spring
Fruit Color Red
Foliage Color Green
Bloom Time Spring
Cary Award Winner No
PA Gold Medal Award No
Attractive Bark No
Attracts Birds Yes
Attracts Butterflies No
Attracts Hummingbirds Yes
Attracts Pollinators Yes
Deer Resistant No
Drought Tolerant No
Dry, Poor Soils No
Edible Fruit Yes
Fragrant Yes
Groundcover No
Hedge/Windbreak No
Native Yes
Salt Tolerance/Seashore No
Seasonal Cut Branches No
Shade Tolerance No
Showy Flowers Yes
Specimen No
Urban Conditions Yes
Utility Line Trees No
Wet Moist Soils No
Winter Interest No
Woodland Garden No
Decor/Craft Use No

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