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All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Crab-apple varieties

  • Barbara Crab-apple
    Malus Barbara has dark pink blossom and small purple fruitlets.
  • An orange-fleshed crab-apple, considered to have a good sweet sharp flavor.
  • An improved form of the traditional Japanese crab-apple species, with white blossom and superb autumn leaf colours.
  • Brandywine is characterised by its unusual scented double pink flowers.
  • Butterball Crab-apple
    Butterball is named for its bright yellow fruits, which are also good for crab apple jelly.