Grandpa's Nature Friendly™ Varieties
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J. H. Hale Peach

J. H. Hale Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'J.H. Hale'
J.H. Hale is still an excellent flavored, freestone, eating and canning peach. It ripens quite late, with Elberta. It has large, golden yellow fruit with a carmine overlay. The flesh is fine and deep grained and hangs and keeps well.

Jerseycot Apricot

Jerseycot Apricot

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Jerseycot'

Jerseycot is a newer introduction that ripens early in the season a couple weeks ahead of Goldcot.  It is freestone and disease resistant.  The fruit is medium, round, pale orange with no blush and has good quality and a distinctive cant


JerseyMac Apple

JerseyMac Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'JerseyMac'

JerseyMac apple is a very early McIntosh type apple that ripens in early summer in late July.  It is an attractive, medium sized apple with predominatly red skin over a light yellow background.  The flesh is whitish-yellow, crisp, juicy,


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


Jonagold-Original Cornell Strain Apple

Jonagold-Original Cornell Strain Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Jonagold-Cornell Original'

The original 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.  It will keep for several months,


Jonalicious Apple

Jonalicious Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Jonalicious'

Jonamac Apple

Jonamac Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Jonamac'
Jonamac is an excellent dessert quality apple ripening about a week before McIntosh, which is one of its parents. The fruit is very similar in appearance to Mac, but is more highly colored and firmer. Eating quality is superior to Mac. The fruit i

Jonathan- Red Jonathan Apple-SALE PRICED

Jonathan- Red Jonathan Apple-SALE PRICED

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

Jubileum® Tart Cherry

Jubileum® Tart Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus cerasus 'Jubileum®'
Jubileum® Tart Cherry is an very early maturing, dark purplish-red tart cherry variety, ripening ten days before Montmorency. It is dark fleshed and excellent to start the season. It hangs very well on the tree, just getting sweeter and sweeter. Gr

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.


Kahinta Hybrid Plum

Kahinta Hybrid Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus hybrid 'Kahinta'

Kahinta has large yellow fruit overlaid with a speckling of red and bluish bloom.  The yellow flesh is sweet, spicy, and refreshing with a nectar-like flavor.  The fruit is firm, but can sometimes split.  Ripens in mid-season after


Kandil Sinap Apple

Kandil Sinap Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Kandil Sinap'

Kandil Sinap produces oblong, creamy yellow fruit with smooth, porcelin like skin with a washed red blush.  The flesh is finely grained, crisp, juicy and has excellent flavor.      The tree is productive and a regular


Keepsake Apple

Keepsake Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Keepsake'

Keepsake may not be the prettiest apple to look at, but it is a good one for the northern backyard because it is a heavy cropper of medium sized red apples that keep thru to Spring.  When picked the fruit is hard and very cris


Kieffer Pear

Kieffer Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Kieffer'
Grandpa's Nature Friendly™ Kieffer pear is an old-time favorite of pear lovers. It has large, long golden-yellow fruit often with a some crimson blush. It has crisp, jiucy, white flesh that is slightly course, with a musky aroma. It i

King David Apple

King David Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'King David'

King David produces dark red fruit over a greenish background color.  The fruit is medium sized, firm, crisp, spicy, juicy, yellow fleshed and is very flavorful.  It is good for all uses from cider to sauce, pies, and eating.  It is


Kingston Black Bitter-Sharp Hard Cidre Apple

Kingston Black Bitter-Sharp Hard Cidre Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Kingston Black'

Kingston Black is one of the few English Cidre apples that can be used for singel-variety cidre.  It has a good sugar content with a bitter sharp flavor class.  It has a distinctive flavor all its own.  The fruit is medium sized, ro


Kinsei Apple

Kinsei Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Kinsei'

Kinsei is a Japanese selection that resembles Golden Delicious, but with more russet and a sweeter flavor.  The apples are slightly aromatic and low acid with firm creamy, white flesh.  It is reported to store quite well.  We are no


Kitanosachi Apple

Kitanosachi Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Kitanosachi'

Kogetsu Apple

Kogetsu Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Kogetsu'

Kogetsu is a Japanese selection that ripens with Gala in Mid-September..  The fruit is large, red and faintly striped. with a creamy white flesh with a nice sugar to acid balance.  It is crisp and sweet with excellent flavor. 


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.


Krauter's Vesuvius Flowering Plum

Krauter's Vesuvius Flowering Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter's Vesuvius'
K.V. plum is one of the most popular dark purple leaved plums. In the spring it is heavily covered in rich, light pink blooms. The foliage is a glossy, deep purple which retains its color well into the hot summer and fall. It is an upright, dense, sp

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

LaCrescent Hybrid Plum

LaCrescent Hybrid Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus hybrid 'LaCrescent'

LaCrescent has small tender yellow fruit with a slight red blush.  The flesh is yellow, freestone and melting. It was a sweet aromatic flavor with a hint of apricot.  Good for eating or jam.  Ripens early and needs other hybrid poll


Lady Decorative Hard Cidre Apple

Lady Decorative Hard Cidre Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Lady'

Lady Apple is a very unique apple.  The fruit looks miniature with a glossy red cheek on a creamy yellow smooth skin.  It has crisp, juicy, highly aromatic flesh that should not be peeled as much of the frgrance is in the skin.  It


Lapins Self-fertile Dark Sweet Cherry

Lapins Self-fertile Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Lapins'
Lapins Dark Sweet Cherry is a firm, excellent quality, crack resistant fruit that is as large as Bings. They have a rich flavor and ripen in late July. Trees are heavy producers, felf-fertile and resists late frosts.

Late Strawberry Apple

Late Strawberry Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Late Strawberry'

Late Strawberry is a small to medium sized apple splashed with various shades of yellow and red stripes.  The fruit is finely textured, crisp, juicy and creamy white.  It has aaan excellent, aromatic sub-acid flavor.  Ripens in late


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

Lincoln Pear

Lincoln Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Lincoln'

Lincoln Pear is a mid-late season ripening pear in September.  The fruit is large and golden.  The tree is exceptionally hardy and reliable and reportedly resistant to fire blight. Somewhat resembles Bartlett.


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

LuraRed Apple

LuraRed Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'LuraRed'

LuraRed is a late summer apple with a yellowish sweet flesh.  The apple is large, reddish with some striping.  It is a good cooking and eating apple.


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