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Dolgo Crabapple

Original price $59.99 - Original price $59.99
Original price
$59.99 - $59.99
Current price $59.99

Malus domestica 'Dolgo'

One of the very best all-purpose crab apples! Dolgo bears large 1-inch, tart, crimson red fruits you can eat raw or make into a ruby-red apple jelly. Dolgo, which means "long" in Russian, describes the shape of the fruit, which is so brightly colored and abundant it looks like a Christmas tree from afar! Dolgo crab apples are scab and mildew resistant, featuring a cascade of white flowers in the orchard every spring. Fresh eaten, Dolgo tastes like a candied cranberry and adds a bitter-sharp flavor to ciders.

The fruit is one of the first to ripen in the apple harvesting season. Great for low chill areas - only needs 400 chill hours to bloom profusely.

Cold Hardy to USDA Zone: 3

Mature Height: 12' (Dwarf)

Sun: Full Sun

Bloom Time: Early Midseason, Bloom Group 2

Ripening Time: Early - September in PNW

Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer

Dwarf Rootstock: EMLA 26 

Read our Apple Growing Guide

Size: Dwarf (4'-5')


Ask a Question
  • I live in USDA Zone 9. If I order the Dolgo Crabapple (400 chill hours) what low chill variety should I use as a pollinizer?

    Fuji apples are good low chill options, like Beni Shogun.

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Glenn L.
Good fruit tree

Received it in good condition and now planted in the ground

Matt B.
Beautiful tree

Tree arrived on time, was packaged well and looks healthy. This is my second purchase from Raintree and I've been very pleased with both transactions.

Good shipment

Really impressed with the shipment, no damage and all plants are in good condition. Unfortunately the weather this year is a bit cold, I hope my plant survive. I have order a lots of fruits tree and plants from Raintree Nursery they never fail me.

Early producer

Planted this spring, harvested about 12-15 fruit this fall. Delicious and tart right off the tree. My kids love them! Super brilliant, red color.

McKenna W.
Good-looking, healthy tree

The tree arrived about 3 weeks ago, packaged quite nicely - the padding had secured the tree well, the extensive root system was well-preserved, and the branches were all fully intact. I soaked the tree s roots overnight and planted it the next day. It bloomed a week later, producing a good show of sweet-smelling, white blossoms. It s about 4 tall, has a nice shape, and seems to have taken well to the yard. I m very satisfied with my purchase.

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