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Harvesting and Uses for Crab Apples

Spread 2 bed sheets under tree canopy from trunk to outside edge of tips of limbs. Using an inch and half PVC pipe with a (Y) fitting attached to the tip of 8 foot section of pipe. Shake limbs about 1/2 distance from trunk to tip of branch to avoid breaking limbs. Gather corners of sheet (usually 2 people do this). Pour Apples into pails or baskets, wash thoroughly in cold water.

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Bring large pot of water 1/2 full to boil. Put apples in for 5-10 minutes. Remove from pot with large metal strainer, and place in large colander to separate seeds and skins.

Makes great jellies, juices, and also apple butter.

Source: My grand mother

By carlanwright01 from Crane, MO

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May 29, 20090 found this helpful

How do I know when the crab apples are ready to be harvested? How big do they get? We moved here 2 years ago and have a tree, but I never knew I could do anything with the fruit.

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