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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Radiant Flowering Crabapple

Radiant Flowering Crabapple

Botanical Name: Malus z 'Radiant Crab'
Radiant Crab is a beautiful single pink spring flowering crab that makes a nice addition to the landscape. It has a rounded, dense, spreading habit. The flower starts as a deep red bud, turning into a deep pink and its fruits are about 1/2" in diamet

Ranier Blush Sweet Cherry

Ranier Blush Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Ranier'

   Grandpa's Choice™ Ranier Blush Sweet Cherry's skin color is golden yellow with a considerable amount of red blush. The fruit is very large and firm, and it's clear colored flesh has a distinctly different flavor. The tree is vig


Raritan Rose White Peach

Raritan Rose White Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Raritan Rose'
Raritan Rose is a white fleshed, freestone peach that melts in your mouth with its tender, juicy rich honeysweet flavor. It is a large, round, bright red over creamy-white peach that is vigorous, strong and productive. An excellent early white peach

Red Anjou Pear

Red Anjou Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Red Anjou'
Red 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 p

Red Astrachan Apple

Red Astrachan Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Red Astrachan'

Red Astrachan is a small to medium sized apple with a pale creamy skin striped with red and covered with a heavy bloom.  The white flesh is sometimes striped with red, and is excellent for eating.  It is tart and an excellent cooking, sa


Red Baron Apple

Red Baron Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Red Baron'

Red Baron is a nice all purpose hardy apple for northern climes.  The medium to large fruit is cherry red blushed on creamy yellow background color.  It has a pleasant, acidic, tart flavor and is suitable for most uses.  It ripens a


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

Red Summer Rambo Apple

Red Summer Rambo Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Red Summer Rambo'

Red Summer Rambo is a "double red" strain of regular Summer Rambo.  It has all the same qualities.  The large fruit is red striped.  The flesh is very crisp, juicy, yellowish green, with a fine, rich, tart, aromatic flavor.  It


Red Westfield Seek-No-Further

Red Westfield Seek-No-Further

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Red Westfield Seek-No-Further'

Red Westfield Seek-No-Further is well suited for fresh eating and drying.  The dried apple has an intensified flavor over the fresh one.  The fruit is medium large with streaky red and russet over yellow.  It is crispy, juicy and ar


Redfree Apple

Redfree Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Redfree'
Grandpa's Nature Friendly™ Redfree is an excellent tasting, summer apple with a lot of disease resistance. It is a good choice for the backyard orchard where you don't want to have to spray a lot. The fruit is medium sized, red, with s

Redgold Nectarine

Redgold Nectarine

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Redgold'

Redgold is one of the most well known of the nectarines.  It is a large, glossy, highly colored fruit with firm and juicy freestone flesh.  It stores and keeps well.  Ripens later in the season a couple weeks before


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.

Regent Apple

Regent Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Regent'

Regent is a hardy, all purpose apple that resembles Red Delicious somewhat in flavor and shape, but it stands by itself.  The medium sized fruit is bright red over a yellow skin.  It has a pleasing texture and flavor, and is superior to


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

Reliance Peach

Reliance Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Reliance'
Grandpa's Choice™ Reliance peach is a medium sized fruit that is dark red splashed over a yellow background. This freestone peach is good for canning, freezing and fresh use. The tree is vigorous, fast growing, and has showy, bright pink

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


Robinson Flowering Crabapple

Robinson Flowering Crabapple

Botanical Name: Malus z 'Robinson Crab'
Robinson Crab is a beautiful single deep pink spring flowering crab that makes a nice addition to the landscape. It has a rounded, dense, spreading habit. The flower starts as a crimson red bud, turning into a deep pink and its fruits are about 3/8"

Roxbury Russet Apple

Roxbury Russet Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Roxbury Russet'

Roxbury Russet is a grand old all purpose apple that makes excellent cider also.  The fruit is large, greenish and covered with a light bronzy russet.  The flesh is firm, tender and yellow-white.  It is very sugary and well known fo


Royal Anne Blush Sweet Cherry

Royal Anne Blush Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Royal Anne'
Grandpa's Choice™ Royal Anne Blush Sweet Cherry is a very old French variety. It has large, firm, light yellow fruit with a beautiful rose blush. Is is considered one of the best for canning because of it's firm, juicy and sweet flesh.

Ruby Queen Japanese Plum

Ruby Queen Japanese Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus salicina 'Ruby Queen'

Ruby Queen has outstanding flavor.  It has reddish-black skin and firm red flesh.  It has shown good disease resistance and is well suited for humid conditions.  Ripens in early September, about 3-4 weeks after Santa Rosa.  Req