Siberian crab

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Synonyms for Siberian crab

Asian wild crab apple cultivated in many varieties for it small acid usually red fruit used for preserving

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Among the first generation hybrids were Osman, Columbia and Sylvia --significant improvements over the Siberian Crab Apple and having the necessary winter hardiness to survive on the prairies.
Canadian fruit breeders have used their ingenuity and the genetics of Siberian Crab Apple, Manchurian Pear, the Manchurian form of Japanese Plum and Mongolian Bush Cherry to produce quality fruit on the Prairies.
A garden near Summer Lane was advertised in 1809 as providing not only vegetables, but also fruit, 'such as plums, cherries, apples, pears, Siberian crabs, gooseberries, rasberries etc'.