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Apple--- All Varieties

Apples can be one of the most satisfying fruits to grow.  If you wish to try organicically growing, then focus on scab-resistant varieties, however, expect to spray and protect from insect damage like all other non-scab resistant varieties, which should require spraying in the spring to help protect from apple scab.

All varieties of Apples should be able to be shipped to all states except HI.  We cannot ship any stock to CANADA or outside the USA.

Note:  Planting a variety outside of its normal Hardiness Zone will void our normal replacement policy.  Please be careful in your selections!

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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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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


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.


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

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

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

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


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

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


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

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

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

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 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


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

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

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,


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


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

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

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,

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

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


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.

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 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 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

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

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

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

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


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.

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