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Florence Crab Apples

Florence Crab Apples grow to be 1 1/2 inches (4 cm) wide.

They have thin, tough off-white skin covered with bright red.

Inside, they have crisp, juicy flesh that is yellow tinged with red, with a small core, and tart but good flavour.

The fruit ripens late August to mid-September.

Cooking Tips

Okay for fresh-eating and jelly; good for canning.

History Notes

Florence Crab Apples were developed by a Peter M. Gideon in Excelsior, Minnesota. Introduced 1885.

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Oulton, Randal. "Florence Crab Apples." CooksInfo.com. Published 15 April 2008; revised 08 July 2009. Web. Accessed 03/19/2018. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/florence-crab-apples>.

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