The origin of Hyslop Crab apple unknown but we found the following remark in the book The Apples of New York, Volume II: “Fruit large, very brilliantly colored, dark red or purplish overspread with thick blue bloom; borne in clusters. The tree is a good grower, very hardy, and a reliable cropper yielding good crops biennially or in some cases annually. It is desirable both for home use and for market.
The Hyslop considered a classic old crab apple, which used for cider and jelly. The fruit size is above medium to large for carb apple, and it has uniform shape and size. The skin is pale yellow almost covered with dark red. The flesh is firm, subacid, and astringent.