Our farm has a number of ancient crab apple trees, producing both golden yellow and deep red fruits on different trees. The name might be off-putting or suspicious, but these little fruits are delicious, semi-tart crunchy apples! We picked buckets full to try some pressing and cider work.
In 2018, we planted two medlar trees (Breda varietal), and we were lucky enough to have fruit in the first year! The picture below shows what a medlar fruit looks like. The fruit, after harvesting, needs to blet (cold cure) and then it will soften. The taste is similar to apple sauce. We only had