Siberian crab apple


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Noun1.Siberian crab apple - Asian wild crab apple cultivated in many varieties for it small acid usually red fruit used for preservingSiberian crab apple - Asian wild crab apple cultivated in many varieties for it small acid usually red fruit used for preserving
genus Malus, Malus - apple trees; found throughout temperate zones of the northern hemisphere
crab apple, crabapple, cultivated 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
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William Saunders imported seed of the Siberian Crab Apple (Malus baccata) from Russia and began a project to develop crab apples for the Prairies.
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.
The Siberian crab apple is hardier than the American type and does well in the Canadian territories.