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Amur

Identification: Small. Entirely washed bright red, often with a slight bloom covering the skin.

Uses: Though intended as an ornamental tree, the fruit makes a fine, bright red jelly.

Origins: A seedling of open pollinated Malus baccata cerasifera raised by Niels Hansen South Dakota State University Agricultural Experiment Station. The cultivar is named for the Amur River in eastern Siberia where Siberian crabapple is indigenous. Introduced in 1912.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Progeny: Amur Red, thought to be a seedling from open pollinated Amur.

Vulnerabilities: Tolerant of fireblight.

Type(s): Jelly, Ornamental

ARS GRIN entry: Accession ID

Flowers: White


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Apples with a similar sounding name:

Amber
Amber
Type: Dessert

characteristics: Yellowish-white flesh. Tender and firm.

Ambree
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Type:

summary: not available

Ambro
Ambro
Type: Dessert

characteristics: sweet, crisp and juicy

Ambri
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Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: An indigenous varietal, highly regarded by apple lovers in India but virtually unknown elsewhere.

Synonyms: Amri