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What's happened to my crab apple?

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Redactio Sat 30-Jul-16 13:28:03

Hi:
I have a small crab apple tree (i use the fruit for jam making). This year the bottom branches have normal crab apples, but the top branches are bearing fruit that are apples, but definitely not crabs.
Any of you gardeners know what might have happened?

MadSprocker Sun 31-Jul-16 11:31:14

Is it grafted onto an apple root stock and that has come through?

Redactio Sun 31-Jul-16 21:02:05

I don't know, that may be the answer. The tree is over 5 years old and I can't remember where I bought it from, it was one of the big commercial fruit tree suppliers.

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