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Ubileen Pear

Ubileen Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Ubileen'

Ubilleen is a large, early season pear, ripening in early to mid-July.  The fruit is large.  The flesh is buttery and smooth and of good flavor.  A great dessert pear that doesn't store for long periods.  The tree is vigorous a


Ulster Dark Sweet Cherry

Ulster Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Ulster'
Ulster is an excellent dark sweet cherry for the east and midwest. It is more crack tolerant than most varieties and the tree is quite hardy. It ripens in early mid-season and is large, crisp, sweet and tasty.

Valentine Apple

Valentine Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Valentine'

Valentine is an old Canadian prairie apple that is very hardy.  The fruit is greenish-yellow with a red flush.  The flesh is rather coarse but has an excellent taste and is good for fresh eating or cooking.  Ripens in the early mid-


Valstar™ Elstar Apple

Valstar™ Elstar Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Lustre Elstar'
Valstar™ is an improved red strain of Elstar, which is popular in Europe. The fruit ripens late in the summer and has excellent sweet-tart flavor. It is medium sized and keeps well. The fruit is mostly red striped over a golden background co

Van Dark Sweet Cherry

Van Dark Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'Van'

Van is one of the hardier sweet cherries, and will do better than Bing in the colder areas.  The fruit is Bing type, but slightly smaller.  Ripens a week or so after Bing.  It is a heavy producer and excellent pollinator for many ot


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.


Vermont Beauty Pear

Vermont Beauty Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Vermont Beauty'

Vermont Beauty is an old pear variety that is known for its hardiness and rich flavor.  It ripens about a week after Seckel pear.  The fruit is medium sized, yellow with a bright red cheek.  The flesh is tender and juicy.


Veteran Peach

Veteran Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Veteran'
Veteran peach is a "old-timer" well known for its extreme cold hardiness, even in the chilly Midwest areas where peaches are hard to grow. It is an excellent canner as well as an excellent tasting fresh eating peach. Its is a medium large, golden y

Vinegold Cling Peach

Vinegold Cling Peach

Botanical Name: Prunus persica 'Vinegold'

Vinegold is an excellent cling-stone peach that ripens just after Redhaven.  It has very firm flesh that is excellent for canning and preserving.  Cling peaches "stick" tighter to the pit than freestone peaches, and it may take a little


Wagener Apple

Wagener Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Wagener'

Wagener is a medium to large size, distinctly knobby, irregular five sided flat fruit.  It has thin, glassy smooth skin which is light yellow with pale red striping and mottling.  The flesh is tender, crisp, firm, fine grained and has a


Washington Strawberry Apple

Washington Strawberry Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Washington Strawberry'

Washington Strawberry is usually large fruited with waxy yellow skin mottled and striped with red.  It's fruit is firm, yellow fleshed and juicy with a nice sub-acid flavor.  It ripens early in the Fall season in September.  The tre


Wealthy Apple

Wealthy Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Wealthy'
Grandpa's Choice™ Red Wealthy is an old-time favorite in many cold climates, because it is so hardy. It ripens late in the summer and is an excellent all purpose apple. The fruit is a deep red over a pale yellow background, and the fle

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


Westcot Apricot

Westcot Apricot

Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Westcot'

Westcot is a very hardy apricot that does best in cooler climates.  The fruit is medium sized, orangish with a blush, well flavo+R511red and attractive.  The flesh is juicy, sweet and freestone.  Ripens in mid-season.  It is se


WhiteGold™ Self-fertile Blush Sweet Cherry

WhiteGold™ Self-fertile Blush Sweet Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus avium 'WhiteGold™'
Grandpa's Choice™ WhiteGold™ Blush Sweet Cherry is a new self-fertile sweet cherry that bears large, yellow fruit with a shiny red blush. Trees are very hardy and frost tolerant. It is a very good choice for a self-fertile, blush

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.&


Winesap (Original heirloom strain) Apple

Winesap (Original heirloom strain) Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Winesap-original'

Winesap is a favorite apple in the South where it is well known for it long keeping characteristics.  It is only a medium sized dark red fruit.  The flesh is very crisp, juicy, yellow with a spicy, wine-like flavor and aroma.  It ca


Winesap Red Apple

Winesap Red Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Winesap - Red'
Grandpa's Choice™ Red Winesap is an old-time favorite in many places. It is a medium size, dark red apple that is great for cooking and cider because of its aromatic fragrance and rich, spicy flavor. Must have been called winesap for a r

Winter Banana Apple

Winter Banana Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Winter Banana'

Winter Banana is one of the most beautiful apples in appearnace. It is a large apple with strickingly beautiful pale yellow, waxy skin usually blushed with a delicate rosy pink. Flesh is moderately firm, slightly coarse, crips, tan


Wolf River Apple

Wolf River Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Wolf River'
Wolf River apples are enormous, often weighing 1 pound or more. It has a pale red color over pale yellow skin and soft, tender, slightly mealy, creamy white flesh. Excellent for baking whole and drying. Resistant to scab, mildew, fireblight and cedar

Worcester Pearmain Apple

Worcester Pearmain Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Worcester Pearmain'

Worcester Pearmain is a medium to large sized apple with dark red skin stippled with white dots over a yellow background color.  The flesh is creamy white, subacid with good eating quality.  It ripens unevenly   in early Septem


Yakima European Plum

Yakima European Plum

Botanical Name: Prunus domestica 'Yakima'

Yakima is a very large, red skinned european plum with yellow, sweet, tender, firm flesh.  It is freestone and good quality.  It benefits from pollination by other european plums to set bigger crops.


Yellow Bellflower Apple

Yellow Bellflower Apple

Botanical Name: Malus domestica 'Yellow Bellflower'

Yellow Bellflower is a fine winter dessert apple.  It is lemon-yellow with white russety dots and a slight pink blush.  The fruit is usually large, elongated and sometimes lopsided.  It can bruise easily.  The creamy flesh is c


Yellow Egg Plum (European)

Yellow Egg Plum (European)

Botanical Name: Prunus domestica 'Yellow Egg'
Yellow Egg is an outstanding plum with large, oval, golden fruit that has a rich, sweet flavor when fully ripe. The fruit ripens from late August to mid-September. Fruit is great for fresh use or canning.

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

Yoinashi™ Asian Pear

Yoinashi™ Asian Pear

Botanical Name: Pyrus pyrifolia 'Yoinashi™'

Yoinashi™ is an excellent, large Asian pear that ripens in Mid-September.  The fruit is orangish-brown with a russety finish.  It has an excellent crisp, rich, aromatic flavor.


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.

Yoshino Flowering Cherry

Yoshino Flowering Cherry

Botanical Name: Prunus x yedoensis 'Shidare Yoshino'
Yoshino is a graceful, small weeping cherry tree with white flowers tinged in pink. It blooms early in the spring. The foliage is a medium green which turns yellow in the fall. A beautiful weeping cherry for the landscape that is a little smaller tha

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