All Varieties


  • Washington Strawberry

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    Also known as: Juniata, Washington, Washington County Seedling This colorful, attractive apple originated in New York in 1849 and was sold by Georgia nurseries from 1885 to 1902. The tree is vigorous and is a heavy, dependable bearer. Fruit is large and roundish-conical with waxy …

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  • Wagener

    Wagener

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    This is one of many fine apple varieties which originated in New York state and became very popular in the South, particularly in Virginia. In 1791, George Wheeler of Penn Yan, New York, planted apple seeds in his orchard which produced several fine trees. In …

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  • Virginia Sweet

    Virginia Sweet

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    A beautiful apple of unknown origin but which certainly, based on its name, must have originated in Virginia. A very striking apple in appearance with deep, rich red skin, overlaid with large and distinctive irregular russet dots which cover the surface of the fruit. The …

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  • Virginia Greening

    Virginia Greening

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    Also known as: Green Mountain Pippin, Ross Greening, Virginia Blush, Rose Greening, Virginia Apple, Virginia Pippin(?), Virginia Winter(?) A very old southern apple thought to have come out of Virginia in the 1700’s, but its true origin is unclear. Interestingly, Virginia Greening was never recorded …

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  • Virginia Gold

    Virginia Gold

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    Developed around 1976 by George Oberle at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Virginia. It is a cross of Newtown Pippin and Golden Delicious, with a flavor characteristic of Newtown Pippin. It reaches its peak flavor after storage for several months. The smooth, clear skin is …

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  • Vine

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    Also known as: Vine Apple Originated in Virginia in late 1890’s and very popular throughout Virginia and North Carolina. Name taken from thin, wiry growth of tree said to resemble a grapevine. Medium size, conical fruit with distinct lobes. Skin is rough, yellow with red …

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  • Van Hoy No Core

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    Also known as: Vanhoy, Van Hay’s No Core, Van Hoy’s No Core A fine winter apple of North Carolina origin distinguished by its very small core which contains few, if any, seeds. Calhoun says that some growers believe Van Hoy No Core may be identical …

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  • Vandevere

    Vandevere

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    Also known as: Fall Vandevere, Ox Eye, Gibbon’s Smokehouse, Gray Vandevere, Green Vandevere, Vandiver, Imperial Vandevere, Lasting Vandevere, Mill Creek, Old Vandevere, Pennsylvania Vandevere, Red Vandevere, Staalcubs, Stalcubs, Striped Vandevere, Vandervere, Watson’s Vandevere, White Vandevere, Yellow Vandevere, Little Vandevere, Longbottom(?), Ashmore(?) Origin is unclear, but …

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  • Twenty Ounce

    Twenty Ounce

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    Also known as: Aurora, Blessing, Cayuga Red Streak, Coleman, Dunlap’s Aurora, Eighteen Ounce, Governor Seward, Lima, Morgan’s Favorite, Wine, Congress(?) Originating in New York in the early 1800’s, Twenty Ounce is a very large, showy fruit and an excellent cooking apple. Cooks easily and makes …

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  • Tremlett’s Bitter

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    A well known classic English cider apple which was first noted in the Exe Valley in Devon in the 19th century. The fruit produces a sweet, astringent, high tannin juice which makes a full bittersweet cider. Excellent used in blends with other sweet cider varieties. …

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  • Tony

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    Also known as: Tony Apple This is a wonderful North Carolina apple with a great story behind it. A local apple once widely grown in Rowan, Stanly and Cabarrus counties in central North Carolina, Tony is high-quality apple considered by many to be one of …

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  • Tompkins County King

    Tompkins County King

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    Also known as: King, Winter King, Flat Spitzenburg, Tommy Red, King of Tompkins County, King Thompson, Toma Red, Tom’s Red Tompkins County King is a very high quality apple that grows well in the south only in the mountains. It originated in Warren County, New …

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  • Tolman Sweet

    Tolman Sweet

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    Also known as: Brown’s Golden Sweet, Tallman Sweeting, Tolman’s Sweeting, Tolman A very old American apple thought to have originated in Dorchester, Massachusetts, but the true date of origin is unknown. The tree grows well, is very hardy, long-lived and once very popular in home …

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  • Tetofsky

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    Also known as: Tetofski, Russian Crab An apple of Russian origin first imported into this country from England by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in 1835. Used primarily as a cooking apple as it is very acid until fully ripened. A natural dwarf tree with great …

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  • Terry Winter

    Terry Winter

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    Also known as: Terry, Winter Terry, Terry Winter Pippin, Hustler An excellent old southern apple noted for its long-keeping abilities. It originated before the Civil War with a Mr. Terry of Fulton County, Georgia, and was soon widely sold throughout Georgia and neighboring states. Medium-sized …

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  • Tenderskin

    Tenderskin

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    Also known as: Tender Peeling, Thin Skin(?), Tender Rind(?) Originated in South Carolina in the 1850’s and sold as an all-purpose apple for eating, cooking, and cider. Fruit size is below medium with clear yellow skin overlaid with red stripes and splashes. The fine-grained yellow …

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  • Taylor Sweet

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    A fairly uncommon local apple grown in Yancey County, North Carolina and discovered by Lee Calhoun after being contacted by Arnold Proffitt and his sister Audrey Davenport. Mr. Proffitt says this apple was grown on his farm when his father was a young boy making …

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  • Tarbutton

    Tarbutton

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    Our friend, Joyce Neighbors of Gadsden, Alabama, noted apple collector from whom we obtained this old apple, says the Tarbutton is an old variety first described in a 1982-1983 catalog of Lawson’s Nursery in Ball Ground, Georgia. According to Jim Lawson this apple probably originated …

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  • Tanyard Seedling

    Tanyard Seedling

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    This is an old, local heirloom originating in the mountains of north Georgia and still sold by Lawson’s Nursery of Ball Ground, Georgia. It is most noted for its late bloom, offering protection from late spring frosts. Fruit is medium with clear yellow skin. Ripens …

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  • Sugarloaf Pippin

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    Also known as: Early Sugar Loaf, Sugar Loaf Greening, Hutching’s Seedling Some early literature indicates this apple originated in England but most likely it arose in Russia. It was a popular apple widely grown in the Ohio Valley in the 1880’s and was believed to …

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