crabapples...do the deer know something I don't????
We have a huge crabapple tree that typically gets wipe out by deer (pink flowers, cherry size, red fruit) . This year it's completely overloaded with crabapples and the branches are touching the ground. I've read on this forum that ALL crabapples are edible and thought I might try making some butter, etc. My question is: why would the animals suddenly stop eating the fruit off this tree? Is it really true that all crabapples are edible? I've never eaten or processed a crabapple before and wouldn't want to take a chance on poisoning anyone...lol.