[NAFEX] crab apples

dwoodard at becon.org dwoodard at becon.org
Mon Feb 5 15:49:48 EST 2007


Kerr crab apple used to be widely sold by nurseries in the Canadian 
prairie provinces and my guess would be that it is still (I'm not as 
familiar with the nursery scene there as I used to be).

Doug Woodard
St. Catharines, Ontario


On Mon, 5 Feb 2007, ethan roland wrote:

> The most delicious crab apple I've sampled, from anywhere in the
> world, is called 'Kerr'. It tastes like a Gewurtztraminer wine - or
> somewhere between champagne and a Moscato... incredible. Last I
> checked, It was kept at the USDA Germplasm repository at Geneva, and
> therefore is probably available for distribution. Another fascinating
> crab is called 'Novosibersky Sweet', which  is uber-sweet and has no
> tartness at all.
>
> Cheers,
> Ethan



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