They have red or dark red skin, with a bluish flush to it.
The yellow flesh is firm. It is juicy when ripe, then becomes drier and mealy. It has a tart taste.
The fruit grows in clusters, and ripens late August / early September.
The tree may bear every other year.
For jelly, pickling and cider blends (contains 11.84% sugar.)
Hyslop Crab Apples were known by 1869.
They were mentioned in 1905 by Spencer Ambrose Beach in his “Apples of New York.”