Hyslop Crab Apple Tree


The Hyslop considered a classic old crab apple. The fruit size is above medium to large for carb apple. The skin is pale yellow almost covered with dark red. The flesh is firm, subacid, and astringent. It used for cider, jelly, and fresh eating. Cold hardy for zone 4.

General Tree Height/Caliper: Most of our fruit trees (apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, quince, and cherry) are grafted/budded and are 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. The other trees are seedlings, such as pawpaw, mulberry, persimmon, shade, berry, and flowering trees which range from 18-36" tall.

A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.