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Akane Apple

Akane Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Akane'

Akane is an late summer/ early fall apple that resembles Jonathan. It is medium in size, bright red in color, and its white flesh has a distinctive aroma and sub-acid flavor. It is an excellent dessert apple.

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Alderman hybrid Plum

Alderman hybrid Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus hybrid 'Alderman'

Alderman is one of the nicest hybrid, hardy plums.  The fruit is large, dark-red skinned with amber flesh and firm.  It keeps well.  Ripens in mid-season.  Pollinates best with Superior, Toka, or Bubblegum Plum®.


Anjou Pear

Anjou Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Anjou'
Anjou Pear is a favorite European winter eating pear with large, conical, short-necked fruit that is light green with slightly brown russeting. It has mild, fine textured white flesh with a delicate aroma. Trees are large, vigorous, hardy, very produ

Arctic Glo Nectarine

Arctic Glo Nectarine

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Arctic Glo'

Arctic Glo nectarine is an very early maturing variety with a white, semi-cling flesh.  It has a bright red skin. The tree is vigorous and highly productive.  Arctic Glo ripens about a week before Redhaven peach time.


Arkansas Black Apple

Arkansas Black Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Arkansas Black'
Arkansas Black is a old-time heritage variety that has been a favorite in the south for years. It is very late maturing, along with Granny Smith and Braeburn. When mature it has very dark, almost black skin. The fruit has a distinctive tart flavor

Baldwin Apple

Baldwin Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Baldwin'

Baldwin is a large winter apple with bright red skin.  The yellow flesh is crispy, aromatic and juicy.  It is an excellent all purpose heirloom apple and keeps well. The tree is very vigorous.  It is a triploid variety so needs poll


Bartlett Pear

Bartlett Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Bartlett'
Grandpa's Choice™ Barlett Pear is the "gold" standard of pears. A favorite dessert and canning pear, it's large fruit has a smooth, attractive appearance that is highlighted by its golden color and classic shape. It is smooth, juicy and

Bella(TM) Apple

Bella(TM) Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Rebella cv.'

Bella is a great scab resistant variety that has an excellent sweet-tart flavor.  The fruit is red-blushed and bi-color and of good size.  It ripens ahead of Red Delicious in mid-Spetember.  It is an excellent keeper.


Bing Dark Sweet Cherry

Bing Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Bing'
Grandpa's Choice™Bing Dark Sweet Cherry is a deep mahogany colored fruit that is firm and juicy. Known as the standard for flavor, it has meaty, purple flesh. Bing has a moderate cracking tendency, and is recommended for areas with less rainfal

Black Amber Japanese Plum

Black Amber Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Black Amber'
The Black Amber plum is a high quality fruit with a rapid growing, heavy bearing tree. It has round, firm dark purple fruit that closely resembles a Friar plum. It ripens with Santa Rosa and is a good companion for that variety.

Blake's Pride Pear

Blake's Pride Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Blake's Pride'

Blake's Pride is a fire blight resistant pear that ripens about a week after Bartlett.  The fruit is medium sized.  Its yellow fruit is aromatic and excellent.


Blondee® Apple

Blondee® Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Blondee®'

Blondee® Apple is a very new "golden Gala" type apple that Grandpa saw a few years ago and was impressed with.  The fruit ripens a few days before regular Gala but has a greenish-yellow skin that changes to a rich yellow as it ripens.&nbs


Boskoop Apple

Boskoop Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Belle de Boskoop'

Boskoop has been a well known and favorite old all purpose apple in England for years.  It has large, greenish-yellow fruit with red blush.  It is crisp and tangy and highly aromatic.  Great for dessert, cooking and baking.  It


Braeburn Apple

Braeburn Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Red Braeburn'
Braeburn is one of the most popular apples in the produce section. It is a large, conical, very dense fleshed red apple with a nice sweet, but tart flavor. Remeniscent of Jonathan in some ways. Very crisp and juicy. It is one of the latest pickin

Bubblegum Plum(R) Hybrid Plum

Bubblegum Plum(R) Hybrid Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina hybrid 'Toka cv.'

The Bubblegum Plum(R) is known for it's unique flavor when properly ripe.  When Grandpa first tried it, it took him back to the good old days when he was a youngster and chewed plain old bubble gum!  That's the


Cameo® Apple

Cameo® Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Cameo®'
Grandpa's Choice™ Cameo® is a new variety that almost everyone likes. It is a large, fairly attractive red-striped apple with excellent, sweet-tart flavor and crisp, juicy flesh. It stores well, even in the refrigerator. It picks quite l

Chinese Apricot

Chinese Apricot

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Chinese'
Grandpa's Choice™ Chinese apricot is an early bearing, heavy producing variety that is recommended for difficult climates prone to late spring frosts. The fruit is of good quality and medium to large in size with a yellow to medium-orang

Clapp's Favorite Pear

Clapp's Favorite Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Clapp's Favorite'
Clapp's Favorite Pear is very large, elongated, long-necked fruit that is green colored when immature, but ripens to a lemony yellow. It's white flesh is fine-grained, very sweet and highly flavored - great for dessert, fesh eating and canning. Tre

Cortland Apple

Cortland Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Red Cortland'
Cortland is an old-time heritage apple that Grandpa grew up with. Cortland is large, and round and similar in looks to McIntosh, but its flavor is very distinct. It is fiarly crisp and juicy, but is not a

Cresthaven Peach

Cresthaven Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Cresthaven'
The Cresthaven peach is a firm, yellow to red highly colored variety for late season. The fruit is yellow-fleshed, freestone, and shows considerable red around the pit. This is a vigorous, productive tree that has fair tolerance to bacterial spot. Go

CrimsonCrisp™

CrimsonCrisp™

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'CrimsonCrisp™'
CrimsonCrisp™ is a new disease resistant apple variety that should go along well with other Grandpa's Nature Friendly™ varieties. The medium sized fruit is an attractive crimson red and the flesh is very crisp and firm with a tart but co

Crimson® Topaz Apple

Crimson® Topaz Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Crimson® Topaz'

Crimson® Topaz is a new disease resistant dessert apple that harvest about a week before Golden Dlicious, in mid-September.  The medium size fruit is an attractive orange-red stripe over a yellow background.  It is juicy and tasty.&n


Danube® Tart Cherry

Danube® Tart Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus cerasus 'Danube®'
Danube® Tart Cherry is a new cultivar for the United States. The fruit is medium to large, dark red, and sweeter than Montmorency. The trees are very productive. It ripens earlier than Montmorency and has red juice and flesh. It is great for eating

Duarte Japanese Plum

Duarte Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Duarte'
Grandpa's Choice™ Duarte plum is a large, heart-shaped, deep red fruit with a sweet blood-red flesh that is excellent for fresh eating or canning. A vigorous and hardy tree. It ripens in mid-season ahead of Italian and Stanley. It is w

Duchess Apple

Duchess Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Duchess'
Duchess is a very old heritage variety that is still a treat in the early summer. It is a good cooking apple, but just ordinary for fresh eating. Duchess is a medium to large, greenish yellow apple with bright red striping and splashes. It has rus

Early Blush(TM) Apricot

Early Blush(TM) Apricot

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Early Blush'

Early Blush™ is a very early season  apricot ripening a couple weeks ahead of Harcot and OrangeRed.  It has excellent flavor and attractive orange-red blush over a golden background.  Requires pollination from at least one oth


Early Golden Japanese Plum

Early Golden Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Early Golden'

Early Golden is one of the earliest japanese plums, ripening a couple weeks before Shiro.  The fruit is medium sized, golden with a red blush.  The fruit is freestone and of fair quality.  The tree is a vigorous, heavy, consistent p


Early Redhaven Peach

Early Redhaven Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Early Redhaven'
Grandpa's Choice™ Early Redhaven is a mutation of Redhaven that ripens about two weeks earlier. This early, very attractive peach is cold hardy with billiant red, semiclingstone fruit that is firm and yellow fleshed. It is a good choic

Elberta Peach

Elberta Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Elberta'
Elberta used to be the "Queen of Peaches" before Redhaven was developed, but many still think it is. It still is an excellent quality, juicy, yellow freestone peach suitable for all uses. In California it ripens in late July to early August, but in

Elephant Heart Japanese Plum

Elephant Heart Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Elephant Heart'
The Elephant Heart plum is known for it's large, heart-shaped fruit with a thick, bronze-green skin that turns reddish purple when completely ripe. It's juicy, blood-reed flesh has a rich and distinctive flavor that is good for fresh eating, canning

Emperor Francis Blush Sweet Cherry

Emperor Francis Blush Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Emperor Francis'
Emperor Francis Blush Sweet Cherries ripen in June with an outstanding flavor. Fruit is large, high quality and yellowish-white. Trees are very hardy, productive and reliable. Emperor Francis is quite crack resistant

Empire Apple

Empire Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Empire'

The original Empire is one of the best eating apples you will find. Only medium in size, it is a steady bearer on grower friendly trees. The red fruit has a McIntosh-Jonathan like look. The flavor is excellent with white flesh. The


Empress Plum

Empress Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus domestica 'Empress'
The Empress plum ripens in early September and produces a deep blue fruit that is larger than the President plum. The strong, vigourous tree bears a firm, fine textured, yellow fleshed fruit.

Enterprize Apple

Enterprize Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Enterprize'
Enterprize is a excellent, red color, disease resitant variety, with medium to large size and good keeping qualities. Resembles an Idared or Red Spy in appearance. Flavor is moderately acid when harvested, but mellows nicely after storage. It harv

Fameuse Apple

Fameuse Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Fameuse'
Grandma's most wel remembered apple as a little girl was Fameuse or as it is commonly called, Snow Apple. It is a very old heritage variety known for its hardiness, good flavor and eating quality, and late summer, early fall ripening time. Th old-t

Fantasia Nectarine

Fantasia Nectarine

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Fantasia'
Fantasia is a large, egg-shaped, freestone nectarine with very smooth skin. It is 70% bright red overlaid on brilliant yellow. Excellent quality yellow, smooth textured flesh with a sweet and tangy flavor. Fantasia ripens later in the season, aroun

Firebrite Nectarine

Firebrite Nectarine

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Firebrite'
Firebrite nectarine is an early-maturing variety with a yellow, semi-cling flesh with a bright red skin over a golden yellow background. The tree is moderately vigorous and highly productive with a good resistance to bacterial spot. Firebrite ripens

Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 17 Peach

Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 17 Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 17'

Flamin'Fury® PF 17 is one of the best peaches in the Loring season.  It produces large fruit and very large yeilds.  It is firm, with high quality freestone fruit.  Ripens about 12 days after Redhaven.


Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 23 Peach

Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 23 Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 23'

Flamin'Fury™ PF-23 peach ripens about 18 days after Redhaven.  It is an excellent producer of very firm, highly colored, high quality peaches with excellent flavor.


Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 24C-

Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 24C- "Cold Hardy" Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 24C- "Cold Hardy"'

Flamin'Fury® PF 24C-Cold Hardy Peach is touted by its breeder as being one of the most cold hardy and frost resistant peaches he has ever seen. It has attractive large, red fruit that have excellent flavor and quality.  We


Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 25 Peach

Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 25 Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 25'

Flamin'Fury® PF-25 peach is one of Paul Friday's earlier introductions, but it has all the qualities the Flamin'Fury® peaches are known for--- great size, color, firmness, and productivity.  It  is reported to be


Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 5B Peach

Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 5B Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Flamin'Fury(R) PF- 5B'

Flamin'Fury® PF 5B is one of the earliest peaches, being about 5 days after PF-1 and about three weeks before Redhaven.  It has good flavor, quality, and has decent medium size fruit.  Beautiful red fruit that tastes


Flamin'Fury(R) PF- Lucky 13 Peach

Flamin'Fury(R) PF- Lucky 13 Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Flamin'Fury(R) PF- Lucky 13'
Flamin'Fury® PF Lucky 13™ peach delivers both high red color and firm, quality freestone fruit. The peach is sweet and juicy with an excellent flavor, ripening about one week after Redhaven. The tree is spreading and very productive with good r

Flavor Delight Aprium(R)

Flavor Delight Aprium(R)

Botanical Name: Prunus hybrid-Aprium(R) 'Flavor Delight'

Flavor Delight Aprium(R) is an apricot-plum cross that has a distinct flavor with a lingering aftertaste all its own.  The fruit is bright yellow and about 2 inches in diameter.  It ripens in late June to early July along with apricots.&


Flavor Supreme Pluot(R)

Flavor Supreme Pluot(R)

Botanical Name: Prunus hybrid-Pluot(R) 'Flavor Supreme'

Flavor Delight Pluot(R) is an inter-specific hybrid introduced in 1989.  It has sweet, flavorful and firm clingstone red flesh, without tartness.  It ripens very early in the season after apricots and with early plums.  It shou


Flemish Beauty Pear

Flemish Beauty Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Flemish Beauty'
Grandpa's Choice(TM) Flemish Beauty Pear is an excellent hardy pear for cold locations. Large, roundish and uniform in size and shape. Reddish blushed color on a clear yellow skin. The yellowish-white flesh is firm, but tender--- becoming melting

Freedom Apple

Freedom Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Freedom'
As its name suggests, Freedom is another of the disease resistant varieties. It is an attractive apple with bright red stripes over a clear yellow background. It harvest in mid-season along with Empire, Idared, Delicious and Jonagold. It is excell

Friar Japanese Plum

Friar Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Friar'
The Friar plum is a heavy bearer of large, round dark purple fruit that is resistant to cracking. It also has a sweet, firm, amber flesh. Friar is a good dependable producer, ripening early to mid-season

Fuji-Auvil Early Fuji® Apple

Fuji-Auvil Early Fuji® Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Auvil Early Fuji®'
If you are a lover of the sweet Fuji apple, but live in the more northern, shorter season areas, Grandpa's Choice™ Auvil Early Fuji® is the best fuji variety for your backyard orchard. It has all the attributes of regular fuji, but harve

Fuji-Red Fuji Apple (Regular late season)

Fuji-Red Fuji Apple (Regular late season)

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Red Fuji'
Grandpa's Choice™ Red Fuji apple is our selection of the world famous late harvesting fuji that everyone sees in the produce store. It ripens late in the fall season, with Braeburn and Granny Smith. It can be very successfully grown in

Gala-Red Gala Apple

Gala-Red Gala Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Gala'
Grandpa's Choice™ Red Gala apple is our special selection of the famous Royal Gala™ apple that everyone sees in the produce department. It harvests late summer, early fall in September and is one of the finest eating apples there i

Galarina™ Apple

Galarina™ Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Galarina™'

Galarina® is a new gala-like disease resistant apple that shows high tolerance to scab, mildew and fire blight.  It is hardier than Gala and resembles Gala in many respects.  The fruit is medium sized, orangish-red ov


Ginger Gold® Apple

Ginger Gold® Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Ginger Gold®'
Ginger Gold® is an early golden-type apple that ripens in the summer, late in August- early September. It very much resembles a Golden Delicious, but has a more spicy flavor than Golden. The fruit is medium-large and firm and crisp. It is probably

Glohaven Peach

Glohaven Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Glohaven'
The Glohaven peach is a large, nearly round, uniform peach with very little fuzz. Its skin color is mostly red with a goldn background. The flesh is yellow and is a favorite for canning and freezing because it resists browning. Tree is vigorous, prod

GoldRush Apple

GoldRush Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'GoldRush'
GoldRush is a very fine, high quality disease resistant golden apple with a pretty blush. It is one of the latest harvesting apples, so may not ripen properly in many northern areas. However, letting it hang as long as possible and storing for a wh

Goodland Apple

Goodland Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Goodland'
Goodland is one of the most hardy apples known. It has been known to withstand -50F with little winter damage. The fruit is medium size, round, bi-color fruit. Its flesh is tender, crisp, juicy and aromatic. It makes a delicious aromatic apple sauce

Grandpa's Early Black™ Sweet Cherry

Grandpa's Early Black™ Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Rynbrandt'
Grandpa's Early Black™ Sweet Cherry is one of the earliest ripening dark sweet cherries suitable for the eastern growing areas. It is crack resistant, hardy, and a good eater.

Grandpa's Early Red Rezista®

Grandpa's Early Red Rezista®

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Grandpa's Early Red Rezista®'
Grandpa's Early Red Rezista® is an atractive dark red colored apple. The fruit is crisp, sweet and very juicy with an good flavor. Pick in early mid-season, in mid-September. Fruit size is medium sized and the tree is very productive. There is so

Grandpa's Golden Rezista®

Grandpa's Golden Rezista®

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Grandpa's Golden Rezista®'

Grandpa's Golden Rezista® is an attractive yellow-green apple. It is a high quality dessert apple, with a very unique lemony, spicy taste unlike any other. The fruit is finely textured and very juicy. The medium large size frui


Grandpa's Rome-like Rezista®

Grandpa's Rome-like Rezista®

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Grandpa's Rome-like Rezista®'
Grandpa's Rome-like Rezista® is an attractive bright red and yellow bi-colored apple. It is large in size. The fruit is finely textured, juicy, and sweet tart with a slightly spicy taste. It stores and holds well on and off the tree. Harvest in e

Grandpa's SummerGold Apple

Grandpa's SummerGold Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Grandpa's SummerGold'

Grandpa's SummerGold (formerly known as just Grandpa's Gold) is one of the best early summer apples around. Slightly later picking than Lodi, which is closely resembles. The large fruit ripens early in August. The flesh is whi


Granny Smith Apple

Granny Smith Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Granny Smith'
Grandpa's Choice™ Granny Smith is another of the most popular varieties that almost needs no description. Go into any produce deparatment and Grannies will be right next to Red and Golden Delicious. The popularity of Granny is that it

Gravenstein Apple

Gravenstein Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Gravenstein'
Grandpa's Choice™ Red Gravenstein is a culinary treat! This antique variety is well known for cooking, sauce, cider and eating out of hand. It is large, with crisp white flesh and a distinct, juicy flavor. It will keep moderately well

Grimes Golden Apple

Grimes Golden Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Grimes Golden'

Grimes Golden is an excellent, medium sized bright golden yellow apple with fine, crisp, yellow flesh.  It has an aromatic, spicy flavor that is distinctive.  It is good for all uses except for baking.  An excellent keeper into the


Halehaven Peach

Halehaven Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Halehaven'

Halehaven was well known as an excellent canning and freezing peach in its day.  The fruit is large and orangish yellow with a deep crimson blush.  It has a tough skin and the flesh is sweet, juicy, frm and tender. 


Hardired Nectarine

Hardired Nectarine

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Hardired'
Grandpa's Choice™ Hardired nectarine ripens in early August with a smooth skin that is 90% red. It has yellow, freestone flesh that has good texture and flavor. The tree is vigorous, very productive, and resistant to brown rot and bacter

Harelson Apple

Harelson Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Harelson'
Grandpa's Choice™ Red Haralson is a very hardy, heritage variety that has stood the test of time. Our strain is a very attractive red color that has less russetting and ripens earlier than the original Haralson. The fruit is crisp and juicy a

Harlayne Apricot

Harlayne Apricot

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Harlayne'
Harlayne apricot is a productive, cold hardy tree that ripens in late August. Fruit is medium sized, orange with a moderate red blush, and suitable for fresh use or processing. It is resistant to perennial canker, brown rot and bacterial spot.

Harrow Delight Pear

Harrow Delight Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Harrow Delight'
Harrow Delight is an excellent, early ripening backyard pear. The fruit is medium size with an attractive red blush over a yellow background. The flesh is very smooth and less gritty than most pears. It is highly fire-blight resistant!! Ripens ne

Harrow Sweet Pear

Harrow Sweet Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Harrow Sweet'
Harrow Sweet is an excellent late season pear, ripening with Bosc. It is known for its high quality fruit and early production. It has very good cold hardiness and resistance to fire blight. The fruit is yellow skinned with a red blush and only a

Hedelfingen Dark Sweet Cherry

Hedelfingen Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Hedelfingen'
The Hedelfingen Dark Sweet Cherry is an old european variety good for gresh eating, freezing and canning. Fruit is large, firm and black. Trees are vigorous, healthy early bearing reliable producers that ripen midseason. It is quite crack resistant.

Honeycrisp™ Apple

Honeycrisp™ Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Honeycrisp™'
Grandpa's Choice(TM) Honeycrisp(TM) is the current "star" of the apple industry and with consumers. It is "explosively crisp" with an unbeatable sweet, juicy flavor. It is naturally large and will color well in cooler climates. Color can ra

Honeygold Apple

Honeygold Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Honeygold'
Honeygold is a great substitute for Golden Delicious in colder, northern areas where it is much more hardy. It is reported to be able to withstand -50 degreesF with little winter damage. It is medium to large size, with a golden to yellowish green

Hosui Asian Pear

Hosui Asian Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus pyrifolia 'Hosui'
Hosui Asian Pear is an attractive fruit with golden russeted skin. It's flesh is firm, juicy, sweet, and mildly flavored with good quality. Trees are vigorous and spreading. Ripens from mid-August to late September depending on location.

Hubbardston Apple

Hubbardston Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Hubbardston Nonesuch'

Hubbardston was a famous and popular  New England apple that produces nice crops of large, excellently flavored apples.  The fruit is hard, crisp, fine-grained, and has a mild, sweet, sprightly, rich flavor.  The skin is mostly red,


Hudson Dark Sweet Cherry

Hudson Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Hudson'
Hudson is a good, sweet black sweet cherry that is more crack-resistant than most cherries. It ripens later in the season and hangs well on the tree. It is moderately productive and hardy.

Initial Apple

Initial Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Initial'

Initial is a new disease resistant, earlier season apple that is scab resistant.  It is a large apple with lots of red blush over yellow background.  The fruit is crisp and mildly acid.  It matures about a week befor


Italian Prune

Italian Prune

Botanical Name: Prunus domestica 'Italian'
Grandpa's Choice™ Italian Prune is often used for drying. It ripens in mid-season, just ahead of Stanley time, and is a beautiful dark purple, with sweet, firm yellow flesh. It is more suited for western areas than Stanley, but will gr

Jonafree™ Apple

Jonafree™ Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Jonafree™'
Grandpa's Nature Friendly™ Jonafree is one of the scab immune varieties, that is most like it namesake, with which it ripens. Jonafree is nearly identical to old-time red Jonathan in eating quality, flavor, and appearance. It is slight

Jonagold- Red Jonagold Apple

Jonagold- Red Jonagold Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Jonagold'

Grandpa's Choice™ Red Jonagold is one of the finest eating and cooking apples to ripen in the fall. The red fruit is unusually large, with juicy yellow-white flesh. The flavor is very similar to Jonathan. Red


Jonathan- Red Jonathan Apple--SALE PRICE

Jonathan- Red Jonathan Apple--SALE PRICE

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Jonathan'
Red Jonathan hardly needs a description since it is one of the most popular heritage apples in the Midwest. Crisp, slightly striped, but mostly red, juicy and sweet tart. One of the best varieties for pies and sauce. Our strain is highly colored and

Kaga Hybrid Plum

Kaga Hybrid Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus hybrid 'Kaga'

Kaga is an excellent pollinator for other hybrid plums.  The fruit is purple-black and about an inch in diameter.  The flesh is meaty.  A dense, bush like tree.


Kosui Asian Pear

Kosui Asian Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus pyrifolia 'Kosui'

Kosui is a medium-large Asian pear that ripens in late August, just after Hosui.  The fruit is covered with a yellowish-bronze russet and is crisp, sweet, juicy and low-acid.


Kristin Dark Sweet Cherry

Kristin Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Kristin'
Kristin Dark Sweet Cherry is known for being one of the hardiest cherries. It does well in Zone 5 and in the milder parts of Zone 4. It has large dark purplish fruit approaching 1 inch, which is meaty, juicy and tasty. It is a good producer and is re

Liberty Apple

Liberty Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Liberty'
Grandpa's Nature Friendly™ Liberty is very similar to appearance to McIntosh, but its flavor is more tart and its flesh is crisper. It has a flavor all its own. It is a good dependable choice for any backyard orchard because it is high

Lodi Apple

Lodi Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Lodi'
Lodi is an older variety that was introduced to replace Yellow Transparent, which it resembles somewhat in appearance and season. It is a good early season apple for pies and sauces, but as a dessert apple it tends to be very tart and has been known

Loring Peach

Loring Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Loring'
Loring peach is a very attractive, large yellow peach with a hint on red blush. It has very firm, melting yellow flesh with excellent flavor. It is freestone and ripens in mid-season about midway between Redhaven and Elberta. It has gained a good

Luscious Pear

Luscious Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Luscious'
Luscious pear is very hardy and resistant to fire blight. It is an excellent dessert pear, but not well suited to canning. The fruit is medium size, bright yellow with a little red blush. Flavor is similar but

Macoun Apple

Macoun Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Macoun'
Macoun is a regional favorite in the Northeast and Ohio area. It is similar to McIntosh in many characteristics, but has better keeping characteristics, dessert qualiuty and ripens about a month later. It is very aromatic and flavorful, with white,

Madison Peach

Madison Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Madison'
Madison peach is a medium sized, bright red freestone fruit. This high quality fruit has slightly fibrous, firm orange-yellow flesh that is mild and rich in flavor.Tree is hardy, vigorous, frost sesistant and self-pollinating. Recommended for Norther

Magness Pear

Magness Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Magness'
Magness is a medium size, short, oval, greenish-yellow pear with dark spots and light russeting. It has soft, juicy flest that is almost free of grit cells and it's tough skin red reduces insect damage and helps it store well. Trees are moderately v

Manchurian Flowering Crabapple

Manchurian Flowering Crabapple

Botanical Name: Malus z 'Manchurian Crab'
Manchurian Crab is a beautiful white spring flowering crab that makes a nice addition to the landscape. It has a rounded, dense, spreading habit. The flower is pure white and its fruits are about 3/8" in diameter and turn bright red and hang on the t

McIntosh- Red McIntosh Apple

McIntosh- Red McIntosh Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'McIntosh'
Grandpa's Choice™ Red McIntosh is one of the all-time favorites for some people. Red McIntosh is an early season apple with very aromatic, flavorful, white, juicy flesh. It is somewhat firm, but only will keep for shorter periods during

Methley Japanese Plum

Methley Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Methley'
Methley is one of the few Japanese plums that is self-fruitful. It produces medium to large, reddish-purple fruit of fine quality that are good for fresh eating or jelly. It is an early bloomer and is a good pollinator for Shiro, Santa Rosa and other

Michelin Bitter-Sweet Hard Cidre Apple

Michelin Bitter-Sweet Hard Cidre Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Michelin'

Michelin is an old English cider variety that has been found to be great for cider blending.  It has a bittersweet flavor.  The fruits are medium sized, round and yellowish.  The tree is an upright, somewhat spurry grower.  It


Montmorency Tart Cherry

Montmorency Tart Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus cerasus 'Montmorency'
Grandpa's Choice™ Montmorency Tart Cherry has long been recognized as the standard of the tart cherry industry. The fruit is bright red, medium in size and have a clear, juicy flesh. The trees are self-fruitful, winter hardy, very produc

Mutsu or Crispin

Mutsu or Crispin

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Mutsu-Crispin'
Mutsu, or Crispin as it is called in New York and out East, was one of Grandpa's favorites, but not good enough to be a "Choice" variety. Mutsu is a very large, golden apple that picks late in the season. It can produce prodigious amounts of apples

Newtown Pippen

Newtown Pippen

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Newtown Pippen'
Newtown or Yellow Pippen is not the most beautiful apple in the world, but has a rich, juicy flaor with a piney tartness. It is medium to large and has excellent dessert quality. The fruit is green, breaking to light yellow when ripe. It ripens l

Northern Spy Apple

Northern Spy Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Northern Spy'
Northern Spy may be one of the world's ugliest fruits, but it sure makes great pies! Northern Spy is a large, round, somewhat flat apple with greenish-yellow fruit and some red blushing and striping. The fruit is fine grained, very firm and crisp,

Northwest Greening Apple

Northwest Greening Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Northwest Greening'
Northwest Greening is an old heritage variety that Grandpa grew up with. It was a popular old winter variety that could sometimes produce exceptionally large apples almost 5" across. The fruit is a pale green, that turns yellow when fully mature.

O'Henry Peach

O'Henry Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'O'Henry'
Grandpa's Choice™ O'Henry is a brightly colored, large peach with only a slight fuzz. The flesh is yellow, sweet and juicy with a little red streaking. The fruit is large, bright red, very firm and will keep well. The tree is product

Parker Pear

Parker Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Parker'

Parker Pear is very hardy and ripens in early September in mid-season.  The fruit is medium-large, yellow-bronze with some red blush.  The flesh is fine grained, tender, sweet and juicy and the visible grit cells soften with maturity.


Perfection Apricot

Perfection Apricot

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Perfection'

Perfection is a well known apricot in the west.  It produces large, light orange yellow fruit with no blush.  The flesh is bright orange, firm, and good quality and flavor.  It is freestone.  Ripens in mid-seaso


Potomac Pear

Potomac Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Potomac'
Potomac has moderate sized, light green fruit with a buttery, fine textured flesh. The flavor is pleasingly subacid with a mild aroma. Trees are moderately vigorous with good fireblight resistance.

President Plum

President Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus domestica 'President'
The President plum is a late ripening fruit that is a large, round to oblong fruit with blue-black skin. Flesh is fine-textured and yellow. It is a vigorous, upright tree that is a heavy producer. It is one of the last plums to ripen in the season.

Pristine® Apple

Pristine® Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Pristine®'
Grandpa's Nature Friendly™ Pristine® is one of the best early disease resistant varieties for the garden. It is a very early ripening yellow apple that resembles Yellow Transparent in appearance, but is much firmer, less acid, and bette

Querina® Apple

Querina® Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Querina®'

Querina® is a new scab and mildew resistant late ripening variety.  The fruit is firm, juicy and tasty.  It usually ripens into a solid red color.  It ripens 2-3 weeks after Golden Delicious in mid-late October.&


Red Bartlett Pear

Red Bartlett Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Red Bartlett'
Sensation Red Bartlett is a highly red colored strain of Bartlett pear that has all the same qualities as its parent. It is redder and more attractive though. Ripens along with regular green Bartlett.

Red Clapp's Pear

Red Clapp's Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Kalle'
Red Clapp's Pear is a highly colored strain of the regular Clapp's Favorite pear. It ripens in mid-summer and is a juicy, sweet fruit with all the good and bad qualities of its parent.

Red Delicious Apple (non-Spur)

Red Delicious Apple (non-Spur)

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Red Delicious'
Grandpa's Choice™" Red Delicious is an all-time favorite with everyone and hardly needs a description. Red Delicious has been a staple variety in the produce department for years. Our regular Red Delicious is an older non-spur strain tha

Red Delicious- Spur type

Red Delicious- Spur type

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Red Delicious- Spur type'
Granpa also offers Spur Red Delicious, which is a more compact strain of our regular Red Delicious. It is better for smaller spaces, being almost 2/3 the size of our non-spur strain. Blooms and harvests the same times. Flavor and quality is the same.

Red Globe Peach

Red Globe Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Red Globe'
Grandpa's Choice™ Red Globe peach is an exception variety that ripens in mid-season, about three weeks after Redhaven. It is well suited to areas where bacterial spot is not a problem. The fruit it medium large and almost perfectly rou

Red Rome Apple

Red Rome Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Red Rome'
Grandpa's Choice(TM)" Red Rome is an old time favorite for cooking, baking, cider and drying. Rome is a medium to large size apple, with all red skin, and very firm, hard, white flesh. It ripens late in the season. Its fresh flavor is appre

Redhaven Peach--- The

Redhaven Peach--- The "Gold Standard" of peaches!

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Redhaven'
Grandpa's Choice(TM) Redhaven peach is a must have for any backyard orchard. It has replaced Elberta as the standard to compare all peaches to. When Grandpa first saw Redhaven, he couldn't wait to test it, and found that it met and surpassed all hi

Redskin Peach

Redskin Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Redskin'
Redskin is a nice late peach that ripened around Labor Day on Grandpa's Farm. It gets good size and will get good taste if picked ripe from the tree. It is mostly yellow, with a nice red cheeks.

Regina Dark Sweet Cherry

Regina Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Regina'
Regina(TM) is a new dark sweet cherry bred in Europe and recently introduced to the United States. It is dark red with reddish flesh and sweet tart flavor. The large fruit is exceptionally firm and more crack and split resistant than most sweet cherr

Rival Apricot

Rival Apricot

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Rival'

Rival apricot is an early-mid-season apricot with large, attractive light orange fruit with a red blush.  The flesh is firm, fine textured and deep orange with a mild, sub-acid flavor.  The tree is vigorous and productive and hardier tha


Santa Rosa Japanese Plum

Santa Rosa Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Santa Rosa'
Grandpa's Choice(TM) Santa Rosa Plum is an old-time proven favorite. Large, round red fleshed fruit and very sweet and juicy. Very high quality fruit suitable for eating or canning. The tree is fast growing and vigorous. Somewhat self-fruitful, b

Satsuma Japanese Plum

Satsuma Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Satsuma'
The Satsuma plum has medium to large, round, dark red fruit with a small pit. The firm, juicy fruit has a sweet and levely flavor that is excellent for frest eating, cooking, canning or preserves. It ripens in early to mid-season.

Saturn (Peento or Donut) Peach

Saturn (Peento or Donut) Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Saturn'

Saturn is a white-fleshed, freestone peach with a tangy flavor. When it's pit is removed, the peach looks like a doughnut, or like Saturn's rings. The tree is vigorous, spreading, and resistant to bacterial leaf spot. Ripens in late July, early Au


Schneider Dark Sweet Cherry

Schneider Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Schneider'
Schneider Dark Sweet Cherry is a late ripening cherry that is very crack resistant. It is large and firm.

Seckel Pear

Seckel Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Seckel'
Seckel is commonly called a Sugar Pear and although it isn't the prettiest fruit, it is one of the best quality dessert pears. It is small and yellowish brown with fine grained, smooth, and extremely sweet juicy flesh. It has a distinctive, spicy, ri

Shenandoah Pear

Shenandoah Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Shenandoah'

Shenandoah is a fire blight resistant European pear that ripens in mid-late September, about a month after Bartlett.  It is a large pear that has a Bartlett like shape.  The fuit has greenish-yellow skin speckled with dot


Shinsui Asian Pear

Shinsui Asian Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus pyrifolia 'Shinsui'

Shinsui is one of the earliest ripening Asian pears, ripening before Shinseiki in mid-August.  The fruit is medium sized, globular to oblate, with smooth yellow skin covered in an orange-brown russet.  The fruit is crisp


Shiro Japanese Plum

Shiro Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Shiro'
Grandpa's Choice™ Shiro plum, known for its large, round bright yellow fruit has a mild sweet flavor. Excellent for fresh eating, cooking, canning, preserves and desserts, it is a consistant bearer of fruit. It is one of the earliest rip

Spartan Apple

Spartan Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Spartan'
Spartan was always one of Grandpa's favorites. It is very McIntosh-like looking and tasting, but is much firmer and keeps better. It picks a couple weeks later in the early fall. The fruit is medium to large, with a dark red mahogany color and a m

Stanley Prune

Stanley Prune

Botanical Name: Prunus domestica 'Stanley'

Grandpa's Choice ™ Stanley prune is a fine prune-type plum with excellent quality suited for fresh eating, canning, preserves and drying. Fruit is large in size, with dark blue skin and a greenish-yellow, fine grained flesh. The tree is earl


Stayman Apple

Stayman Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Stayman'
Red Stayman is a real old time variety that is still very popular in the south. It is a medium to large apple with a tart, rich, wine-like flavor. The fruit is a dull red, and the skin is often rather rough, not taking a real shine like most apples

Stella Self-fertile Dark Sweet Cherry

Stella Self-fertile Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Stella'
Grandpa's Choice™ Stella Dark Sweet Cherry is a large, good quality fruit from vigorous and productive trees. It is self-fertile so requires no pollinators. It is somewhat susceptible to cracking.

STELLAR® - Allstar™ Peach

STELLAR® - Allstar™ Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'STELLAR® - Allstar™'
Allstar® ripens mid-season between Loring and Cresthaven. This peach has an 80-100% rich, bright red, blushed skin with a very firm, clear yellow flesh. Resistant to both bacterial spot and peach canker, this tree is also very high yielding with a me

STELLAR® - Autumnstar® Peach

STELLAR® - Autumnstar® Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'STELLAR® - Autumnstar® Peach'
Autumnstar® is an excellent new addition to the Stellar® peach line that ripens late in the season in mid-September, after Rio-Osa-Gem. It is large and firm. The fruit is mostly red over a yellow background. It has good flavor and can be used for

STELLAR® - Risingstar® Peach

STELLAR® - Risingstar® Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'STELLAR® - Risingstar® Peach'
Risingstar® ripens about 5-7 days ahead of Red Haven and is a large, round, freestone peach with an 80% rich, red color. Flesh is yellow with a pleasing sugar/acid flavor balance. The tree is spreading and very hardy, with resistance to bacterial spo

STELLAR® - Starfire® Peach

STELLAR® - Starfire® Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'STELLAR® - Starfire®'
Starfire™ is a very hardy, grower friendly tree with resistance to bacterial spot and canker. This heavy cropper will produce an 80% red peach with yellow, non-browning flesh, great flavor and storage characteristics. It ripens a few days afte

Sugar Prune Plum (European)

Sugar Prune Plum (European)

Botanical Name: Prunus domestica 'Sugar'
Sugar Prune is an old-timey European prune. It is only medium size, with reddish purple fruit and greenish yellow flesh. It gets its name by being so sweet and highly flavored when ripe.

Suncrest Peach

Suncrest Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Suncrest'
Suncrest Peach is an excellent choice for western areas. It ripens in mid-season about 10 days before Elberta and a few days before Cresthaven. It has large, round, firm fleshed, freestone fruit. It is sweet and very tasty. Mostly red over a yell

Sunrise Pear

Sunrise Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Sunrise'

Sunrise is a fire blight resistant early season pear that ripens a couple weeks before Bartlett, close to Clapp's Favorite time.  It has a yellow skin with a slight pink blush and little russetting.  The fruit has a sweet


Sunset Bing® Dark Sweet Cherry

Sunset Bing® Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Sunset Bing'
Sunset Bing® is a very late ripening sport of the famous Bing cherry. It has all the same qualites, but ripens 3-4 weeks later! It is a good variety to finish off the cherry season with.

Superior Hybrid Plum

Superior Hybrid Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina hybrid 'Superior'
Grandpa's Choice ™ Superior plum got it's name for a reason! This Japanese x American hybrid was selected for it's extreme size, vigor and hardiness. The tree grows faster and larger than most and has a large, golden fruit that develops

Supermont Tart Cherry

Supermont Tart Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus cerasus 'Supermont'

SuperMont™ Tart Cherry is a larger version of the standard Montmorency cherry.  It is approximately 30% larger fruit, but with the same qualities and ripening season.


Sweet Cap® Peento Peach

Sweet Cap® Peento Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Sweet Cap®'
Sweet Cap® is a new peento-type or "donut" peach. It is flat with almost no pit, like a normal peach. It has attractive large, white fleshed fruit that are rosey red on a creamy white background. The white flesh is very firm and fine eating. It i

Sweet Sixteen Apple

Sweet Sixteen Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Sweet Sixteen'
"Sweet Sixteen is a popular apple for very cold northern regions. It ripens in early fall, just ahead of Honeycrisp™. It is crisp and juicy with an exotic yellow flesh and a very sweet, unusual sugar cane or spicy cherry candy flavor. The fru

Tilton Apricot

Tilton Apricot

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Tilton'
Grandpa's Choice™ Tilton apricot is an excellent variety for drying and canning. It has medium to small, golden-yellow fruit with a dark red blush and a distinctive flavor. It is a great for canning and drying.

Tramlett's Bitter-Sweet Cidre Apple

Tramlett's Bitter-Sweet Cidre Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Tramlett's Bitter'

Tremlett's Bitter is a classic, bitter-sweet hard cider variety.  The medium sized fruit is firm and the juice is bittersweet.  Great for blending.  It blooms very early and requires another early pollinator.  Ripens over a two


Vanier Japanese Plum

Vanier Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Vanier'

Vanier Japanese plum is a nice bright red plum with high quality, orangish-yellow flesh.  It is semi-clingstone and only medium sized.  It ripens in mid-summer with Wickson and Satsuma.


Wenatchee Moorpark Apricot

Wenatchee Moorpark Apricot

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Wenatchee Moorpark'

Wenatchee Moorpark is well known in Washington and Oregon for its ability to set crops in areas bothered by spring rain and frost.  It is self-fruitful and a good pollinator for Perfection, Tilton and others.  The fruit is large with yel


Whitney Edible Crab Apple

Whitney Edible Crab Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Whitney Crab'
Whitney is a good quality edible crabapple that is fine for jelly or pickling. Medium size crabapples with red stripes over a yellow background. It picks late in August to early September. Very hardy.

Wickson Japanese Plum

Wickson Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Wickson'
The Wickson plum is a large, heart-shaped, greenish yellow fruit that is firm and very sweet. It is very popular for fresh eating.

William's Pride Apple

William's Pride Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'William's Pride'
William's Pride is a very early summer season, disease resistant apple. It is one of the earliest dark red apples, ripening just after Lodi or Pristine®. It is yellow fleshed with a mild, sub-acid flavor. Best used for dessert.

WineCrisp™ 'Co-op 31' Apple

WineCrisp™ 'Co-op 31' Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'WineCrisp™ 'Co-op 31''

Winecrisp™ is one of the newest disease resistant apples.  As its name suggests, it is remeniscent of the old Winesap.  It has medium sized, deep red, non-glossy fruits that ripen a couple weeks after Red Delicious in mid-October.&


Yellow Transparent Apple

Yellow Transparent Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Yellow Transparent'
Yellow Transparent is just about the earliest summer apple. It is medium-large with transluscent pale yellow skin. Some say it makes the best sauces because of its crisp, very sweet juicy, white flesh that is very light and texture, but it is also wo

York Apple

York Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'York'
York is a popular eating, cooking and processing apple in the Northeast. Grandpa's strain is highly colored and quite spurry and more compact than ordinary York.

Zestar!® Apple

Zestar!® Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Zestar!®'
Grandpa's Choice™ Zestar!(R) is a rather new variety that is gaining in excitement. It is an early season apple with excellent, dessert quality. It is very crisp and juicy with an abover average sweet/tart flavor. This apple is 60-85% re