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KerweeyKerweey Posts: 16
I believe that this is a crab apple tree?  If it is I'm not sure what I can do with the fruit as it is now laden.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks.

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  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,424
    looks like it. The fruits will smell like apples even if they're barely edible, have a sniff. Some are quite useful, others more ornamental


    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • FireFire Posts: 18,983
    I guess jelly is that main thing people make with the fruit.
  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 4,299
    You can make Crab apple wine too!
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Posts: 87,904
    And of course, any you don't use will be wonderful food for the birds and other wildlife this autumn.  :)

    Gardening in Central Norfolk on improved gritty moraine over chalk ... free-draining.





  • KerweeyKerweey Posts: 16
    Thanks everyone.  May give the wine a try one year but definitely food for the birds and wildlife :)

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