Grandpa's Choice™ Varieties
Grandpa tested hundreds of varieties over the years and the best of the best are his "choices".

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Baby Gold #5 Cling Peach

Baby Gold #5 Cling Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Baby Gold #5'
Babygold #5 is an excellent quality, good size processing peach. It has a yellow, clingstone flesh. The tree is highly productive, vigorous and upright. While many clingstone peaches lack beauty, Baby Gold #5 is very attractive.

Balaton® Tart Cherry

Balaton® Tart Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus cerasus 'Balaton®'
Balaton® Tart Cherry is an interesting tart cherry with more flavor and "body" than Montmorency. It is well flavored and is firmer and not as juicy as Montmorency. It makes a great dried tart cherry and is good for fresh eating and pies too. It ri

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.

Black Tartarian Dark Sweet Cherry

Black Tartarian Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Black Tartarian'
Black Tartarian Cherry is an excellent dark, juicy, sweet cherry for the backyard orchard. It is an early bearer, and an excellent producer of good crops of sweet, full flavored cherries. It is an excellent pollinator for other sweet cherries. It

BlackGold™ Self-fertile Dark Sweet Cherry

BlackGold™ Self-fertile Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'BlackGold™'
Grandpa's Choice™BlackGold™ Dark Sweet Cherry is large, black sweet cherry ripens one week after Bing and is self-fertile and an excellent pollinator for other late blooming varieties. The tree is frost resistant and very hardy. B

BlackIce Hybrid Plum

BlackIce Hybrid Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus hybrid 'BlackIce'

BlackIce™ is a brand new variety that exhibits great cold hardiness and California-type plum qualities.  It ripens early in the season, is medium size with dark red skin and red flesh.  Flavor is excellent.  Pollinates with ot


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