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Trailman Applecrabs

Trailman Applecrabs grow to be up to 1.75 to 2 inches (4 to 5 cm) wide. They are oval, egg-shaped, and ribbed.

They have thin golden skin. The side that got the sun will be covered with a reddish-brown flush.

Inside, they have firm, crunchy yellowish flesh. It has a juicy, rich, tart flavour with a bit of sweet.

The fruit ripens during September in Manitoba, Canada.

The tree is very cold hardy, and starts bearing fruit when young.

Cooking Tips

For fresh-eating, canning, reasonably good for juice.

Also very good flavour when dehydrated.

Storage Hints

Stores for up to 6 weeks.

History Notes

Trailman Applecrabs were developed from a cross between Trail and Osman Green apples done by a Dr. C. R. Use at Agriculture Canada's Morden Research Station in Morden, Manitoba, and later by by R. E. Harris at the Beaverlodge Research Station.

Released 1973.

See also:


Applecrabs; Arctic Red Applecrabs; Centennial Applecrabs; Chestnut Applecrabs; Columbia Applecrabs; Dauphin Applecrabs; Dolgo Crabapples; Garnet Applecrabs; Goodman Applecrabs; Kerr Applecrabs; Norson Applecrabs; Renown Applecrabs; Rescue Applecrabs; Rosybrook Applecrabs; Shafer Applecrabs; Trailman Applecrabs

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Oulton, Randal. "Trailman Applecrabs." CooksInfo.com. Published 08 October 2006; revised 07 July 2009. Web. Accessed 03/20/2018. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/trailman-applecrabs>.

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