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Couple of “what’s this plant”

my sister’s just bought a new house and is busy identifying things. 
Shes especially keen to know if the fruits are edible 😄
any ideas welcome 👍

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  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,519
    The top ones look very much like the Ballerina Crab apple which we have.
    The second could well be a Foxglove.
  • JennyJJennyJ DoncasterPosts: 3,054
    It might even be a white foxglove - I don't see any hint of the pink/purple in the leaf stalks that the purple ones usually have.
  • ZeroZero1ZeroZero1 Posts: 564
    Do NOT eat the second one it is poisonous. In microdose it is used to slow the heart beat. It can kill. 
  • ZeroZero1ZeroZero1 Posts: 564
    If the top ones are crab apple, (I am not sure) they are sour, but you can make chutney
  • PalustrisPalustris Posts: 3,519
    Easy enough to tell if it is a Crab apple. Cut one open, it will have apple pips in the centre if that is what it is.
    Crab apple jelly is easy and delicious.
  • Thanks!
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