Crabapples for Deer: How to Pick a Winner

Jan 22, 2015 David Osborn

When I was asked to contribute an article to Quality Whitetails magazine about selecting crabapple varieties for use in deer orchards, I readily accepted the challenge. However, it didn’t take long to realize I’d opened a…

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Hunt and Gather: Venison Pastitsio and Crabapple Nut Bread

Jul 28, 2014 Bruce and Elaine Ingram

For a fortnight last October, the most exciting pattern I experienced involved a steady stream of deer coming to scarf up fruit under a pear tree. Setting up nearby, I ended up killing two fine does…

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Don’t Get Burned by Fireblight

Mar 27, 2012 Lindsay Thomas Jr.

A southern crabapple planted at QDMA Headquarters in Georgia was one of those uncommon trees that blows past all of its sister seedlings planted the same year – rocketing upwards in height, spreading a beautiful…

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