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Emma's Crab Seedling Apples

 

seedling from unknown old orchard crabapple

 

Seed planted 2018 - Seedlings transplanted 2019-21

 

fruit from original Emma's Crab tree 2018

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Original tree by Fox Road appears to be part of Emma & Joe Hardy farm old orchard, half dead but one side alive. Other orchard trees inside fence and now dead mostly due to cows (pasture). Moderate sized tree with 1 1/2" fruit, pretty yellow and red late summer, later all red. Tart but pleasant flavor. Seems likely a named variety but don’t know what. Possibly planted in the 40’s.



2021 - #1 - a little rough but doing OK.   #2 - slowly growing, looks good.  Noticed seedling, healthy, still growing in nursery, either I missed it or it regrew. Transplanted (#3) to se corner of NEOrchard in November.


2020 - Chose best of 3 in nursery and transplanted 10/24 to east-north spot (inside fence) (#1). Looks good. Pulled others. NEOrchard seedling (#2) doing fine.


2019 - Fruit/seeds planted last Dec. grew four good plants, good growth 6-8". Mid October transplanted one to NorthEast Orchard. Transplanted 3 within nursery plot to transplant later.


2018 - Mid December found 3 frozen, mushy fruit under original tree. Brought home and mashed into ground in nursery plot, covered lightly. Also cut scion to graft (see Emma's Crab page).




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