The plum, the crab apple, the hawthorn and the wild cherry are but just beginning to push green points between their bud scales.
Then the crab apple is Pyrus malus, the wild pear P. communis, and so on.
How that crab–apple, clothed with scarlet, seems to rouge the water!
A little jelly is made when the grapes are green but most people prefer currant jelly or blackberry or crab apple.
The red or Siberian crab apple makes a delicious jelly, prepared in the above manner.
The term is also often extended to the expressed juice of the wild or crab apple.
Hence perhaps the name which distinguished her la Lazzeruola (crab apple).
I once had twenty-one acres of heavy oak, hickory, crab apple and hazel brush, with one old Indian corn field.
With boiled chicken, hominy bread, cream sauce and peas; pasa gauva or crab apple jelly, or waffles and cream sauce.
But Nutkin sat upon a big flat rock, and played ninepins with a crab apple and green fir-cones.