Don’t let the crab in the name fool you, this is a high quality desert apple. Small for an apple but big for a crab. Sweet, complex and even a bit nutty. Orange blush and a bit of russet over an amber ground. A cross between Malinda and a Siberian crabapple. Formerly Mn 240. Slight weeping tree structure. Cold hardiness a reported -50. Developed in Minnesota in 1946.