All Varieties


  • Ben Davis

    Ben Davis

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    Also known as: Baltimore Pippin, Baltimore Red, Baltimore Red Streak, Black Ben Davis, Funkhouser, Kentucky Red Streak, New York Pippin, Kentucky Pippin, Carolina Red Streak, Victoria Red, Victoria Pippin, Virginia Pippin, Hutchinson Pippin, Joe Allen, Red Pippin, Illinois Red, Thornton (of southern Alabama), Robinson’s Streak, …

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  • Belmont

    Belmont

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    Also known as: Belmont Late, Gate, Gait, Kelley White, Mamma Beam, Mamma Bean, Waxen Apple, White Belmont is an outstanding apple which might remind you of Cox’s Orange Pippin with its high quality flavor. This attractive apple originated in the garden of a Mrs. Beam …

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  • Baldwin

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    Also known as: Baldwin Rosenapfel, Baldwin’s Rother Pippin, Red Baldwin Pippin, Woodpecker, Butters, Steele’s Red Winter, Flech Once one of the largest selling commercial varieties in the northeast, Baldwin was replaced by McIntosh and other varieties when several million Baldwin trees were killed by a …

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  • Bald Mountain

    Bald Mountain

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    In Lee Calhoun’s wonderful book, Old Southern Apples, he recalls the day in March 1989, when he received a letter from Mr. Charles W. Nolen of Franklin, North Carolina, telling him about the old Bald Mountain trees in his orchard. This was very surprising to …

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  • Aunt Rachel

    Aunt Rachel

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    According to Masters (2005), this variety performs well in the Piedmont of South Carolina. Originated as local apple in Chatham County, North Carolina. Fruit begins ripening early in the season and continues for two to three weeks. One of the best early season apples, Aunt …

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  • Ashmead's Kernel

    Ashmead’s Kernel

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    An apple of English origin and one of the best high-quality dessert apples available. It originated about 1700 in the gardens of Thomas Ashmead of Gloucester, England. Though not considered an attractive apple, the tremendous flavor more than compensates for its appearance. The flavor has …

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  • Arkansas Sweet

    Arkansas Sweet

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    In 1905, Henry Grabin of Scott County, Arkansas sent the first samples of Arkansas Sweet to the USDA, thus bringing this fine apple to the public’s attention. It was believed to be a lost variety until 1993 when we discovered it still being grown by …

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  • American Summer Pearmain Fruit

    American Summer Pearmain

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    Also known as: American Pearmain, Early Summer Pearmain, Watkin’s Early, Summer Pearmain A very old variety dating to 1816 or earlier. Apple is medium sized and somewhat oblong in shape. Skin is yellow striped with red. This is an early blooming variety and matures late …

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  • American Beauty Fruit

    American Beauty

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    Also known as: Beauty of America, Sterling Beauty, Sterling Arose in Sterling, Massachusetts around the 1850’s, but the exact date of origin is unknown. It is a large, dark-red apple, sweet and aromatic with slightly chewy flesh. The flavor has often been described as vinous. …

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  • Allum

    Allum

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    Also known as: Alum, Hallum, Rockingham Red Allum is thought to have originated in Rockingham County, North Carolina in the 1840’s. Favored for its fine storage qualities. Fruit is medium sized with deep red skin and tender, crisp and juicy white flesh. Flavor is rather …

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  • AlexanderFruit

    Alexander

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    Also known as: Emperor Alexander, Alexander the First, Beauty of Queen, English King, Grand Alexander, Kaiser Alexander, Aporta, Albertin Alexander is one of several hundred apples of Russian origin brought into this country in the early 1800’s in an attempt to find cold-hardy trees suitable …

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  • Adam’s Pearmain

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    Also known as: Norfolk Pippin, Hanging Pearmain In 1826, Robert Adams introduced this fine English dessert apple as Norfolk Pippin. Other sources indicate this apple originated in the county of Herefordshire, England and was locally known as Hanging Pearmain. The apple known as Adams Pearmain …

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  • Abram

    Abram

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    Also known as: Abraham, Father Abram, Father Abraham, Red Abram, Abram’s Pippin, Florentiner Although listed in 1755 in a Virginia newspaper, the true origin of Abram is unclear. It is a very fine keeper and was once widely grown in North Carolina, Kentucky, and Virginia. …

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  • Spigold Fruit

    Spigold

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    A true connoisseur variety, Spigold is an apple of the highest quality and flavor. It is not a true heirloom apple, being released by the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in 1962, but is an apple that should be included in all home orchards. A …

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  • Arkansas Black Fruit

    Arkansas Black

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    Originated from a Winesap seedling in an orchard in Bentonville, Arkansas in 1870. Arkansas Black is a beautiful dark red to almost black apple and considered to be one of the best storage apples. The fruit ripens late November and is rock-hard when harvested, but …

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  • Carolina-Red-June

    Carolina Red June

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    Also known as: Blush June, Georgia June, Knight’s Red June, Red Harvest, Jones June, Jones Early Harvest, Summer Red, Everbearing Red June, Red June, Red Juneating, Carolina Red, Improved Red June, Sheepnose Crab A long-time Southern favorite, Carolina Red June is believed to have originated in …

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  • Brown-Snout Fruit

    Brown Snout

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    The name for this apple derives from the distinctive “brown eye” at the base of the apple. Brown Snout was discovered in 1850 on the farm of Mr. Dent of Yarkhill, Herefords in England. This cider apple produces a sweet, slightly astringent juice and makes …

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