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Osman Crab Apples

Osman Crab Apples are round, and about 1 1/2 inches (3 1/2 cm) wide.

They have relatively thick, pale yellow skin, flushed with pale red.

Inside, they have yellow, crisp but tender flesh, with a tart, astringent taste.

The fruit ripens late August / early September.

Cooking Tips

Best for canning or jelly.

Storage Hints

Store for up to a few weeks.

History Notes

Osman Crab Apples were developed by Agriculture Canada from a cross between Siberian Crab and Osimoe at the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. Released 1910.

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Oulton, Randal. "Osman Crab Apples." CooksInfo.com. Published 15 April 2008; revised 08 July 2009. Web. Accessed 03/20/2018. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/osman-crab-apples>.

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