Fameuse are small-sized apples with pale yellow skin with red flushes, or an entirely red skin. The flesh is white, sometimes with red streaks and is juicy, mildly tart and sweet. The tree is very cold hardy, and very productive and reliable, producing the same amount of apples almost every year. They ripen in late…
Montreal Beauty Crab Apple is one of the largest crab apples so it is easier to use. The tree produces white blossoms, then plum-sized apples up to an inch in diameter (2.5 cm.) The skin is orangey-yellow-green, sometimes with red splashes. Cooking Tips Makes good jelly.
An older variety of apple, pretty much reserved for home gardeners, certainly absent from grocery stores in Québec today. Sprung from Northern Spy, and similar to Northern Spy in flavour and usage. A hardy tree that is good down to -50 F (-45 C.) The apples store well.