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Trailman Crab

Other names: Trailman

Identification: Small, egg shaped crab apple. Base colour is gold over which is a reddish brown wash on the sun-exposed face.

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy yellow. Moderately juicy. Spicy and tart.

Uses: Eaten fresh, good juice and jelly.

Origins: A cross of Trail with Osman carried out by Dr. C. R. Use at Agriculture Canada's Morden Research Station for the Prairie Fruit Breeding Cooperative. Tested and selected at the Beaverlodge Research Station near Grande Prairie, Alberta. Introduced in 1973.

Cultivation: Vigorous.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Status: ornamental

Flowers: White


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