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Apple
Almata
101  Late Summer. Beautiful Arcade x Fluke 38 crab. NE Hansen intro, SD Exp Stn, Brookings, SD, 1942.

Watermelon-pink flesh is soft, juicy, brisk and

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Arkansas Black
103  Winter. Thought to be a seedling of Winesap, found in Benton County, AR, before 1870, and later widely grown throughout the state and in... read more

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Ashmead’s Kernel
104 Winter. Medium-small fresh-eating apple of unparalleled quality. Intense, aromatic, sharp & sweet. Good keeper. Scab-resistant. Z4. read more

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Baldwin
106 Winter. Large crisp juicy fruit. Excellent for fresh eating, cooking, and hard cider. Keeps till spring. Biennial bearer. Z4. read more

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Belle de Boskoop sold out
108  Winter. Bud mutation of Montfort. Boskoop, Holland, 1856.

For generations every European backyard had a Boskoop. Even today, chefs in Europe know

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Apple
Black Oxford
112 Winter. Uniquely dark fruit with well-balanced flavor. Excellent pies and cider. Maine heirloom. Best eating late Dec. to March. Great keeper. Z4. read more

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Apple
Blue Pearmain
113 Fall-Winter. Medium to very large apple has a good balance of sweet and tart with hints of pear. All-purpose. Keeps until midwinter. Z4. read more

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Burgundy
114 Late Summer-Early Fall. High-quality cooking apple. Large glossy purplish-red fruit. Firm juicy flesh. Good for fresh cider. Stores 2 months. Z3. read more

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Apple
Calville Blanc d’Hiver
115 Winter. Large fruit with fine-grained juicy flesh. Famous dessert and cooking apple. All-purpose. Keeps till midwinter. Z4. read more

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Canadian Strawberry
117 Fall. Medium-to-large full-flavored apple. Surprisingly juicy, distinctly tart. Superb fresh-eating. Keeps about a month. Z4. read more

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Apple
Cherryfield
119 Fall-Winter. All-purpose. Relatively tart, great for pies, sauce and pizza! Very nice fresh too. Good keeper. Z4. read more

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Apple
Chestnut
120 Early Fall. Firm, crisp, juicy dessert crab excellent for fresh eating, pickles and sauce. Stores a month. Beautiful mid-late blooms. Z3. read more

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Apple
Cole’s Quince
122 Summer. Large bright yellow apple often with a brownish blush. Excellent midsummer cooking apple. Blooms early. Z4. read more

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Apple
Cortland
124 Fall-Winter. Medium-large size, fine-grained, crisp, tender, juicy. All-purpose. Annual producer of heavy crops. Bears young. Z4. read more

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Apple
Cox’s Orange Pippin
125 Fall. Medium-sized apple. Perfectly balanced flavor, aromatic crisp juicy tender flesh. All-purpose. Tree bears young and annually. Z4. read more

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Duchess of Oldenburg
128 Late Summer. From Russia, well before 1800. Known in New England as one of the very best pie apples! Extremely hardy. Scab resistant. Z3. read more

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Apple
Esopus Spitzenburg
130 Fall-Winter. Medium-large, slightly tart, crisp and juicy. Thomas Jefferson’s favorite. Good acid source for cider. All-purpose. Good keeper. Z4. read more

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Etter’s Gold sold out
131  Fall. Wagener x Transcendent Crab. Albert Etter intro, Humboldt County, CA, 1944.

Large round slightly ribbed fruit ripens to golden yellow.

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Apple
Fameuse
132 Early Fall. Also called Snow. Ruby-red fruit with tender white flesh. Excellent fresh eating, sauce and fresh cider. Keeps until late December. Z3. read more

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Apple
Frostbite
133 Fall-Winter. The most distinctive, complex, unusually flavored apple you'll ever try! Hardy, productive, reliable. A staff favorite. Z3. read more

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Gideon
134 Late Summer. Large sweet juicy pear-flavored fruit is wonderful fresh and for sauce. Does not keep. Z3. read more

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Ginger Gold
135  Late Summer. Golden Delicious x unknown (possibly Newtown Pippin). Nelson County, VA, 1969.

One of the first commercial varieties to ripen. Large

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Golden Russet
137 Winter. Medium-sized russet apple. The champagne of cider apples, and excellent for eating. Keeps well into spring. Scab-resistant. Z4. read more

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GoldRush
138 Winter. Medium-to-large dessert apple is hard, very crisp, juicy, tart. Keeps till May. Highly disease-resistant. Blooms midseason to late. Z4. read more

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Gray Pearmain
140 Fall-Winter. Medium size, firm white juicy mildly tart flesh. Delicious distinct pear flavor. Keeps all winter. Annual bearer. Z4. read more

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Apple
Green Monster
141  Winter. Tolman Sweet x open-pollinated.

Ancient seedling tree estimated to be more than 100 years old found in an abandoned orchard in Waldo, ME.

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Apple
Grimes Golden
142 Fall. Medium-sized tart citrusy crisp dense firm fruit. Excellent for dessert and cooking. All-purpose. Good keeper. Annual bearer. Z4. read more

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Apple
Holstein
143  Fall. Cox’s Orange Pippin x open-pollinated. Discovered in Euitin, Holstein, Germany, 1918, and introduced in 1950, to became one of the most... read more

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Honeycrisp
144 Winter. Medium-large apple. Sweet, juicy, snappy fresh eating. Keeps up to seven months. Tends to bear annually. Scab-resistant. Z3. read more

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Hudson’s Golden Gem
145 Fall. Medium-to-large apple. Sweet juicy crisp smooth pear-like flesh. Exceptional flavor. Stores several months. Disease-resistant. Z4. read more

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Apple
Hurlbut
146  Late Fall. Unknown parentage. General Leonard Hurlbut intro, Winchester, CT, before 1848.

High-quality fall dessert variety. Beach calls it

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Apple
I-95
147  Fall. Possible Red Delicious seedling. Waterville, ME, 1987.

A tasty and rugged dessert apple found growing on a sucker from a neglected

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Apple
Kandil Sinap
148 Fall-Winter. Originated in Turkey. Unusual tall, narrow shape. Sweet-tart with high flavor. Suitable for smaller gardens and yards. Z4. read more

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Apple
Keepsake
149 Winter. Medium-sized dessert apple is hard, crisp, juicy and sweet. One of the best keepers. Blooms late. Z3. read more

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Apple
Kennebec Russet
150  Fall. Kennebec County, ME, 1869. Also called Kennebec.

Medium-sized russet with little acidity is used for cider and makes excellent sauce. Leave

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Apple
King David
151 Fall-Winter. Medium-sized intensely flavored apple is fine, juicy and tender. Keeps till January. Blooms early-midseason. Z4. read more

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Apple
Koidu Reinette
152  Late Summer-Early Fall. Tartu region, Estonia.

Medium-sized flattened fruit is light yellow with a pink blush. Flesh is white, dense, juicy, tart

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Apple
Liberty
153 Late Summer-Fall. Medium size, crisp white flesh. All-purpose. Keeps till late fall. Scab-immune. Annual bearer, begins at early age. Z4. read more

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Apple
McIntosh
156 Fall. The most important apple in the Northeast. Delicious and aromatic. All-purpose. Annual bearer. Very susceptible to scab. Z4. read more

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Apple
Northern Spy
159 Winter. Famous heirloom apple. Very large, juicy, tender. Makes a great single-variety pie! All-purpose. Good keeper. Scab-resistant. Z4. read more

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Apple
Norton Greening
160  Late Fall. From the seed of an unknown variety, planted c. 1930 in Harpswell, ME, on the occasion of the birth of Helen Norton.

We are very fond

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Pipsqueak
163  Fall. MN 447 (Frostbite) x open-pollinated. Super Chilly Farm, Palermo, ME, 2009.

Adorable wee fresh-eating russeted crab with a long stem and a

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Pomme d’Or
164  Late Summer. Unknown parentage, probably originating in Québec before 1870.

Uniquely shaped, beautiful and rare, this extremely hardy large

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Pristine
165  Summer. Co-op 32 (Co-op 10 x Camuzat). PRI Co-op, 1994.

Disease-resistant medium-large roundish-oblate clear-yellow fruit is mildly subacid,

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Apple
Red Astrachan
166 Summer. The standard Maine summer cooking apple, especially pies. Medium-sized dark red fruit. Juicy subacid white flesh tinged with red. Z3. read more

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Apple
Redfield
167 Fall. Medium-large red-fleshed apple. Use for sauce, pies. Very sharp and bitter in cider. Two-toned flowers, bronze-red foliage. Z3. read more

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Rhode Island Greening
168 Fall-Winter. Large, crisp and tart. Classic New England cooking apple; also great fresh eating. Keeps well into winter. Z4. read more

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Ribston Pippin
169 Fall-Winter. Medium-large, sharp, crisp, rich, aromatic dessert apple. Also good in cider. Great fresh eating till January. Blooms midseason. Z4. read more

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Apple
Richmond Pink
170  Late Summer. An obvious stand-out among scattered seedling trees discovered growing in Richmond, ME, by Tom Vigue back in 1993. Tom collected... read more

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Roxbury Russet
171 Winter. Medium-large, rich, spicy and juicy. A great late-winter dessert apple; good cooking. Stores until summer. Scab resistant. Z4. read more

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Spigold
174  Fall-Winter. NYE6 (Red Spy x Golden Delicious). NY Stn, 1962.

Outstanding modern dessert variety, also excellent for cooking. Very large (even

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St. Edmund’s Russet
175  Early Fall. First discovered in the orchard of Richard Harvey, Bury St. Edmunds, England, about 1870. Received a first-class certificate from the... read more

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Apple
Stewardship Apple
204 Be the proud keeper of a sister tree to one of many rare varieties planted at the Maine Heritage Orchard. $30 from the sale supports the project. read more

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Apple
Sweet Sixteen
177 Fall. Medium-sized apple. Sweet, nutty and spicy flavors. Fine-textured crisp flesh. Keeps till midwinter. Some resistance to scab. Z3. read more

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Tetofsky
178  Summer. Unknown parentage.

One of the four super-hardy pioneer Russian varieties imported to the U.S. by the Massachusetts Horticultural Society

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Apple
Tolman Sweet
179 Fall-Early Winter. One of the first American varieties. Unforgettably peculiar sweet flavor. Very low acidity. Truly all-purpose. Z4. read more

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Apple
Trailman
180 Summer. Size and shape of an egg. Crisp, crunchy with spicy sweet flavor. Exceptional fresh-eating! Precocious, annually productive. Z2/3. read more

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Wealthy
181 Fall. Medium-sized. Perfect texture and complex flavor. Famous all-purpose variety. Especially good pies. Small-med size tree. Z3. read more

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Whitney Crab
182  Late Summer. Franklin Grove, IL, before 1869.

Considered a crab for its size, but definitely suitable for the kitchen and the lunch box. Intense

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Wickson
183 Fall. Small but flavorful. Crisp, juicy, tart, tangy, spicy. Good in hard cider. Keeps until January. Bears young, heavily, annually. Z4. read more

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Williams Pride
184 Summer. Nice balance of tart and sweet. Crisp and juicy fresh-eating; fine cooking. Disease-resistant; scab immune. Z4. read more

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Windham Russet
185 Late Fall. Distinctly bumpy rough texture. Highly flavored. Excellent dessert apple for the connoisseur. Z4. read more

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Yellow Bellflower
188 Winter. Large firm crisp fine-grained juicy aromatic all-purpose apple does everything well, including keeping all winter. Blooms early-midseason. Z4. read more

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Zabergau Reinette sold out
189  Winter. Württemberg, Germany, 1885.

One of the most famous of all European heirlooms. Excellent fresh eating and good for cooking. Very large,

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Zestar
190 Late Summer. Medium-sized, highly-flavored fruit. Good balance of acid/sweet. Crisp and juicy fresh-eating. Stores up to seven weeks. Z3. read more

Cider Apples

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Cider Apple
Ashton Bitter low stock
205 Early Fall. Full bittersweet cider apple. Medium-sized astringent fruit with strong tannin, high sugar and low acidity. Best blended. Z4. read more

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Cider Apple
Beech Hill Bittersweet
206  Fall. Bittersweet cider apple. Bedan x unknown.

A rare find in coastal Maine—magnificent spreading multi-trunked tree residing at the College of

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Cider Apple
Binet Rouge
207 Late Fall. Traditional French bittersweet cider apple. Small fruit recommended for trial in most cider-apple growing districts. Blooms mid-late season. Probably Z4. read more

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Cider Apple
Breakwell’s Seedling
208  Early Fall. Bittersharp cider apple. Seedling discovered near Monmouth, Wales, c. 1890. Grafted by George Breakwell and later propagated and sold... read more

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Cider Apple
Cherry Norman sold out
209  Fall. Bittersweet cider apple. Exceedingly rare, this classic English heirloom bittersweet probably originated in Herefordshire well before 1880.... read more

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Cider Apple
Chisel Jersey
210 Late Fall. Small bittersweet cider apple. Medium acidity, highly astringent, harsh and high in tannins. Not for eating fresh. Z4. read more

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Cider Apple
Dabinett
211 Late Fall. Medium-sized, medium-bittersweet cider apple. One of the most popular cider varieties. Not for eating fresh. Annual bearer. Z4. read more

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Cider Apple
Ellis Bitter
212 Early Fall. Medium bittersweet cider apple. Sweet, crisp and juicy. Soft, astringent, tannin. Useful for its early ripening. Midseason bloomer. Z4. read more

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Cider Apple
Hagloe Crab
213  Fall. Vintage bittersweet cider apple. Hagloe, Gloucestershire, England.

One of the most famous of all English cider apples. In his 1884 The

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Cider Apple
Harrison
214 Mid-Late Fall. Medium-small vintage cider apple. Rich firm dry yellow flesh. Famous cider said to be better than champagne! Z4. read more

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Cider Apple
Harry Masters Jersey sold out
215  Fall. Medium-full bittersweet cider apple. Often called Port Wine in north Somerset. Probably introduced by Harry Masters, Yarlington Mill,... read more

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Cider Apple
Hewe’s Virginia Crab
216 Fall. Sharp cider apple. One of few good for single varietal cider. Incredibly vigorous, productive. Hardy. Z4. read more

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Cider Apple
Kingston Black
217 Fall. Medium-sized bittersharp cider apple. Full-bodied vintage cider with nice blend of acid, tannins and sugar. Decent fresh-eating. Z4. read more

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Old Fertile sold out
219  Fall. Sweet cider apple. Wilmington, VT. From the Gnarly Pippins wild-apple collection.

Matt Kaminsky, aka Gnarly Pippins, is an adept forager

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Cider Apple
Porter’s Perfection
221 Late Fall. Small medium-bittersharp cider apple. Heavy cropper. Scab resistant. Z4. read more

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Cider Apple
Spirit Tree low stock
222  Fall. Bittersweet cider apple. Greeley Corner, Palermo, ME. From a huge old seedling tree, tremendous bittersweet cider potential.

Medium-sized

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Cider Apple
Sweet Alford
223  Fall-Winter. Vintage cider apple. Devon, England, 18th c.

Often planted in commercial cider orchards, Sweet Alford produces a sweet juice that

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Cider Apple
Tarecap Bitter
224  Fall. Bittersweet cider apple. Unknown parentage. Old seedling tree discovered by Thomas Foote, Hiram, ME.

Mildly astringent, mellowing after

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Cider Apple
White Jersey
226  Late Summer-Early Fall. Mild bittersweet cider apple. Somerset, England, 19th c.

Small yellow round-conic fruit ripens early and should be

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Rootstock

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Rootstock
Malus Antonovka
257 Hardy Russian seedling rootstock for full-sized “standard” apple trees. The hardiest rootstock we offer. Space trees 20-30' apart. Z3. read more

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Rootstock
Malus Budagovsky 118
258 Also called Bud 118 or B118. Semi-dwarf rootstock, similar in size to M111 (about 85-90% of standard). Space trees 20-25' apart. Z3. read more

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Rootstock
Malus Budagovsky 9
261 Dwarfing rootstock, produces a tree about a quarter the size of a standard tree. Space trees 5-10' apart. Z4. read more

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Rootstock
Malus Geneva 11
260 Also called G11. Dwarf rootstock produces a tree about a third the size of standard. Space trees 8-10' apart. Z4/5. read more

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Rootstock
Malus M111
259 Very popular semi-dwarf rootstock produces a tree about 65-80% of standard. Space trees 15-20' apart. Hardy to Z3/4. read more