crab apple


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for crab apple

any of numerous varieties of crab apples cultivated for their small acidic (usually bright red) fruit used for preserves or as ornamentals for their blossoms

small sour apple

References in periodicals archive ?
Not only are they edible when cooked – crab apple and bramble jelly is the best free preserve ever – but they also efficiently pollinate other apples flowering at the same time and provide year–round interest.
The site, which has special conservation status, is a mixed woodland featuring oak, crab apple and silver birch trees, as well as bracken, brambles, bluebells and honeysuckle - all of which provide an ideal habitat for dormice.
The pitfalls of choosing children's names have plenty of comic potential and O'Kane scores some giggles trying to guess what circumstances would see Gwyneth Paltrow's child get the nicknames Crab Apple, Big Apple and even Apple Tart.
Mom had a Russian crab apple tree near the garden--we knew better than to eat the bitter fruit--these were used just for jelly and jams.
you feel bloated, unattractive or unclean, Crab Apple Crab Apple can help you to accept yourself and your imperfections.
In the middleweight division is a 158-point southern crab apple (Malus angustifolia) in Chestertown.
Fairway recommends that it should be deep fried from frozen until golden brown, usually three minutes or less and then served with a dressed mixed leaf salad, with cranberry or redcurrant sauce, red gooseberry compote, crab apple jelly or even a sweet chilli sauce.
The story is found on a wall tag: I'm seeing the weeping crab apple tree where Robert Chambers murdered Jennifer Levin in Manhattan's Central Park, the spot on Foothill Boulevard where Los Angeles police beat Rodney King, the Iowa bedroom where Jessica DeBoers lived with adoptive parents for two and a half years until returned to her birth parents by court order, a billboard outside Petaluma pleading for information about the kidnaping of Polly Klaas.
At one end is a mature 'Golden Hornet' crab apple tree and at other end closest to the field a 'Cox's Orange Pippin' apple tree.
ages six and under) Crab Apple Black Cherry Red Oak Ginkgo White Oak Paper Birch Catalpa Redbud Weeping Willow Dogwood Hawthorn Sweet Gum Stag Horn Sumac Grey Birch Red Horse Chestnut Sugar Maple Green Ash (ages seven to twelve add these to the list above) Hemlock Box Elder Cottonwood Red Mulberry Chestnut Oak Serbian Spruce Purple Ash Slippery Elm Persimmon Juniper Silver Maple Japanese Maple Hickory Yellowwood Pecan Red Maple Hackberry Honeylocust
I've been inspecting our apples and crab apple trees.
Two reserves along Druridge Bay will also see a flurry of activity in February with the planting of 540 trees, including crab apple and holly, and 100m of hedging.