Martha Crab

Accession

USDA; Geneva, NY and Cayford Orchards; Skowhegan, ME [Somerset County]

Synonyms

Martha

Origin

Excelsior, Minnesota; about 1879

Season

Early fall

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Cooking, Cider

Distinctive Features

small fruit, medium-long stem, peachy ground color with electric pink blush. Sometimes no calyx, just a small opening where you can see into the core

Resembles

Whitney Crab, Hyslop Crab, Wickson, Hewe’s Virginia Crab, Siberian Crabapple

Status of Name

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