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Does anyone have any ideas what this is? It looks like mayhaws, but it's June 9th and they should have dropped already. They're about an inch in diameter and have a pit in the middle with 5 seeds. Tangipahoa Parish, LA
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Crab Apple
Could be wrong but it looks like a crab apple to me. What part of the state do you live in.
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Northshore
Tangiphoa Parish, north of Lake Ponchartrain
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Sure looks like crab apples but I'm no expert. Hey how's your project coming? Still waiting to see it.
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Plant ID
Crab Apple. Should be good for the first part of bow season. Generally, I have found that you have a week or two that you can hunt them before they are gone. However, there have been times that I have seen them be fairly productive through the end of October. I have also found them good places to get an early season buck.
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Thanks
"Project" arrives today. I'll be mailing them out soon...the truck got held up in Memphis.
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Great! Working on a few sales for you. I've actually hunting over these things in Kisatchie last year up until the middle of October but they don't stay on the ground long.
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Plant ID
Persimon Tree
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Persimmon
I think it might be a WILD persimmon tree also. If it is, you've found a bow hunting gold mine. They should be almost gone by Oct 1st but you should get a few hunts in with the persimmons falling.
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Crab Apple
Looks like a Crab Apple to me.
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Ruger and Mysticalcop
I think these guys may be right. I didn't look at that last picture earlier, and just sort of glanced at the fruit on the tree. By the looks of the inside of the fruit and closer inspection of the leaves, it definitely looks like a wild persimmon tree. And Ruger is also right that deer love them. Crab Apples, when cut, look and feel very much like a small version of a green apple. The seed arraingement in the fruit you are holding looks like a persimmon. I have never paid much attention to them this time of year.
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Not Persimmon
Those are not Persimmon leaves. They are too dark green.
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365
365, tell us in about four months. I'm not sure what they are. I do know however, IF it is a persimmon, be near that tree come Oct.1.
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Plant ID
Only one way to find out if it is a persimmon at this early age is to cut it open and do the taste test. If it draws your mouth up like a dried up grape then it is a persimmon. But I still think it is a crabapple.
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I think it's a crabapple...SLU Horticulture Dept. is looking at it now...we'll give them the final word. Rosepine, I think most premature fruit's astringent, so crabapples would do the same.
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365
Let us know. I do know this for a fact: Whether it is persimmon or crab apple, you would probably do well to bow hunt there.
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Bowhunt there?
Looks like it's in his back yard.
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365
One of the main reason that I don't think it is a persimmon is because I've never seen a persimmon hang from a stem.
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Not a Persimmon
The leafs put it more likely in the crabapple family.
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Crab Apple
That is a crab apple. Persimmons will grow close to the limb and would still have the flower from the bloom hooked on it at this time. How tall is the tree. If short and squaty with no true trunk it is a crab apple. If tall with a defined trunk with coarse bark it is a persimmon. The seeds in the center of a crab apple will look similar to a regular apple. It will have a small core. Great for jelly!!

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Mother-In-Law Plant
Everybody knows that is a Mother-In-Law plant...most definitely a crab-apple. Just hope it is where you hunt...deer love crab-apples. If not, pick up a bunch as they fall off...place in plastic zip lock bags...freeze and bring to your hunting stand. Simple sprinkle around under a low hanging limb. Deer will smell them and come to that same tree repeatedly looking for another free snack.
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Sneaky Snake
I disagree, my mother has a crabapple tree in her back yard that is around 25 to 30 feet tall. The diam. of the trunk is around 12 to 14 inches.Some crabapple trees are short and bushed out and some are tall. This tree is loaded with crabapples right now. I gether them every year and take them to my lease. But the hogs are so plentiful were I'm at that the deer don't stand a chance at beating them to the nice treat.
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New To Me!!
I have never seen one that tall. Dont guess I ever looked for one that tall, might of been walking by them the whole time. I have always seen them short and squaty. I do have a persimmon tree on my place that is about 70 feet tall. I hadnt seen but a few that tall.

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Crab apple no doubt.
That is absolutely not a persimmon the pictures are of good quality and persimmons have a leafy cap on them that they hang from as well as a different leaf and bark structure. The pictures clearly show that it does not have a cap and is hanging from a stem. If you want to start a real mess then try to figure out what variety of crab apple it is!
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Southern Crabapple (Malus angustifolia)
LSU Horticulture Dept. says it's a Southern Crabapple (Malus angustifolia), extrememly high on a whitetail's preferred foods list. We shall see Oct. 1.
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Crab Apple
You should have some fun hunting there. Those seeds had me confused.
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