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Dawn Crab Apples

Dawn Crab Apples are quite round, growing to be 1 3/4 to 2 inches (4 to 5 cm) wide.

They have thin pale yellow skin covered with pale red.

Inside, the off-white flesh has good flavour and a mild, tart taste.

The fruit ripens late July / early August.

Cooking Tips

For fresh-eating and cooking.

Storage Hints

Does not store well.

History Notes

Dawn Crab Apples were developed in 1945 by a Dr C.F. Patterson at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada from a cross between Columbia Applecrabs and Melba apples.

Released 1959.

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Oulton, Randal. "Dawn Crab Apples." CooksInfo.com. Published 15 April 2008; revised 08 July 2009. Web. Accessed 05/22/2018. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/dawn-crab-apples>.

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