Yellow Crab Apples Edible - Knowledgebase Question

Somers, NY
Question by sychik
October 27, 1999
Are crab apples edible----Have a tree bearing yellow fruit.

Answer from NGA
October 27, 1999


There is at least one fairly widely planted variety of crabapple with yellow fruit ("Harvest Gold") and yes, they are edible. Often crab apples are a bit sour, hence the popularity of crab apple jelly made with lots of sugar.

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