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.
For fresh-eating, canning, reasonably good for juice.
Also very good flavour when dehydrated.
Stores for up to 6 weeks.
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.