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Albion Russet New catalog listings coming in early October
102 Fall-Winter. Delicious fresh eating. Hint of lime. Keeps through January. Originated as a roadside seedling. Z4. read more

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Api Etoile New catalog listings coming in early October
103 Winter. European heirloom. Popular for its unusual shape and prized for its flavor and storage ability. Blooms midseason. Z4. read more

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Aroostook Sunset New catalog listings coming in early October
104 Winter. Maine russet apple with fine-grained sweet flesh. Keeps until late spring or beyond. Vigorous and productive. Z3. read more

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Ashmead’s Kernel New catalog listings coming in early October
105 Winter. Medium-small fresh-eating apple of unparalleled quality. Intense, aromatic, sharp & sweet. Good keeper. Scab-resistant. Z4. read more

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Aunt Penelope Winslow New catalog listings coming in early October
106 Late Summer-Early Fall. Likely an heirloom dating back to 1760s. Extremely rare all-purpose apple. Great fresh eating in fall; good sauce in midwinter. Blooms midseason. Z4. read more

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Baldwin New catalog listings coming in early October
107 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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Black Oxford New catalog listings coming in early October
109 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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Blue Pearmain New catalog listings coming in early October
112 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 New catalog listings coming in early October
113 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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Calville Blanc d’Hiver New catalog listings coming in early October
114 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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Canada Reinette New catalog listings coming in early October
115 Winter. Medium-large all-purpose russet apple. Firm, moderately tender, coarse, juicy, subacid, and very good. Still a very popular commercial variety in Europe. Great keeper. Hardy. Z3/4. read more

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Canadian Strawberry New catalog listings coming in early October
116 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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Cherryfield New catalog listings coming in early October
118 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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Chestnut New catalog listings coming in early October
119 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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Cole’s Quince New catalog listings coming in early October
120 Summer. Large bright yellow apple often with a brownish blush. Excellent midsummer cooking apple. Blooms early. Z4. read more

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Cortland New catalog listings coming in early October
121 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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Cox’s Orange Pippin New catalog listings coming in early October
122 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 New catalog listings coming in early October
124 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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Egremont Russet New catalog listings coming in early October
126 Late Fall. High-quality flavorful dessert apple. Rugged, reliable and hardy, it has produced for us here in central Maine for nearly 30 years. Blooms early-midseason. Z4. read more

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Esopus Spitzenburg New catalog listings coming in early October
127 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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Fameuse New catalog listings coming in early October
129 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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Fletcher Sweet New catalog listings coming in early October
130 Early Fall. Medium solid green fruit is refreshing, mild, incredibly juicy and very crisp. Texture reminiscent of Asian pear or water chestnut. Keeps until Dec. No scab. Blooms midseason. Z4. read more

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Frostbite New catalog listings coming in early October
131 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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Apple
Gideon New catalog listings coming in early October
132 Late Summer. Large sweet juicy pear-flavored fruit is wonderful fresh and for sauce. Does not keep. Z3. read more

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Golden Ball New catalog listings coming in early October
133 Fall. Best suited to cooking. Dense sweet yellowish flesh makes a superior sauce: fragrant, aromatic, soft textured, slightly tart, golden yellow. Z4. read more

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Golden Russet New catalog listings coming in early October
134 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 New catalog listings coming in early October
135 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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Gravenstein New catalog listings coming in early October
136 Late Summer. Famous pie apple. Med/large fruit makes outstanding eating and cooking. Flavorful and tart. Z4/5. read more

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Gray Pearmain New catalog listings coming in early October
137 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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Grimes Golden New catalog listings coming in early October
138 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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Haralson New catalog listings coming in early October
139 Winter. A nearly perfect all-purpose apple for northernmost areas. Bright red fruit with white firm crisp juicy flesh. Very versatile. Keeps until March. Z3. read more

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Honeycrisp New catalog listings coming in early October
140 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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Hubbardston Nonesuch New catalog listings coming in early October
141 Mid Fall-Early Winter. Famous Massachusetts apple. Breathtakingly beautiful and wonderful to eat fresh. Keeps into January. Vigorous productive tree. Z4. read more

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Hudson’s Golden Gem New catalog listings coming in early October
142 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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Ivan New catalog listings coming in early October
143 Late Summer-Early Fall. Very snackable, highly flavored small red fruit! Delicious, crisp, juicy, well-balanced sweet and tart, tangerine, floral. Keeps a few weeks in the fridge. Z4. read more

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Judy New catalog listings coming in early October
144 Late Summer. Beautiful rosy-red all-purpose heirloom of central Maine. Soft red early fruit. Mild flavor, sweet and low in acidity. Rare. Z4. read more

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Apple
Kandil Sinap New catalog listings coming in early October
145 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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Kavanagh New catalog listings coming in early October
146 Fall. Large, distinctive “cathead” shape. Mild, moderately crisp, moderately tart and subtle. All-purpose; excellent for cooking, especially sauce. Z4. read more

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Keepsake New catalog listings coming in early October
147 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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King David New catalog listings coming in early October
148 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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Liberty New catalog listings coming in early October
151 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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Liveland Raspberry New catalog listings coming in early October
152 Summer. Originated in Estonia. Crisp with tender subacid almost sweet flesh. One of the best varieties for summer fresh eating and cooking. Z3. read more

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McIntosh New catalog listings coming in early October
153 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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Moore’s Late Sweet New catalog listings coming in early October
154 Winter. All-purpose apple good for dessert, cooking, cider, molasses. Very sweet firm flesh. Heavy yields. Z4. read more

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Apple
Nodhead New catalog listings coming in early October
155 Fall-Winter. Excellent tart eating right off the tree in October and remaining excellent well into winter. Tender and juicy. Heavy blue bloom, like Blue Pearmain. Z4. read more

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Northern Spy New catalog listings coming in early October
156 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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Oriole New catalog listings coming in early October
158 Late Summer. Medium-to-large fruit with cream-colored flesh that's juicy, lightly acidic and surprisingly crisp for a summer apple. Good for fresh eating or cooking. Blooms midseason. Z3. read more

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Peach of Montreal New catalog listings coming in early October
159 Late Summer. All-purpose fruit to follow Duchess in colder districts. Excellent in sauce and pies. Blooms midseason. Z3. read more

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Pewaukee New catalog listings coming in early October
160 Fall-Winter. Ruddy-red striped and blushed cooking apple. Yellow flesh is crisp, firm, juicy, tender and subacid. Z3. read more

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Pitmaston Pineapple New catalog listings coming in early October
161 Early Fall. These small russetted aromatic juicy apples are an incredible treat! Flavor variously described as sugary, honeyed, nutty, rich, intense, pineapple-like. Scab resistant. Z4. read more

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Red Astrachan New catalog listings coming in early October
163 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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Redfield New catalog listings coming in early October
165 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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Reinette Simirenko New catalog listings coming in early October
166 Winter. Ukranian dessert apple. Tender crisp fine-grained flesh makes excellent fresh eating. Sweet, wine-like tangy flavor. Like a Granny Smith for the north! Stores well. Z4. read more

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Rhode Island Greening New catalog listings coming in early October
167 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 New catalog listings coming in early October
168 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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Roxbury Russet New catalog listings coming in early October
169 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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Spice Sweet New catalog listings coming in early October
170 Late Summer. Medium-sized spice-flavored apple. One of the best for pies. Very good fresh eating, too. Probably blooms midseason. Z4. read more

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St. Lawrence New catalog listings coming in early October
171 Early Fall. Medium-large all-purpose apples. Visually striking. Crisp, juicy, tender, fine-grained flesh. For dessert, pies, or sauce. Z3. read more

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Starkey New catalog listings coming in early October
173 Fall-Winter. Medium-sized juicy tender crisp lively lively dessert apple. Exceptionally delicious Maine heirloom. Blooms early midseason. Z4. read more

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Stewardship Apple New catalog listings coming in early October
248 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 Sal New catalog listings coming in early October
174 Summer-Fall-Winter. Seedling of Northern Spy. Sweet apple with no acidity; a good sweet component to hard cider. Can be eaten August to March, though best in October. Keeps extremely well. Z4. read more

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Sweet Sixteen New catalog listings coming in early October
175 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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Apple
Thompson New catalog listings coming in early October
176 Summer. Early season eating and cooking apple. Ripens in August. Round-conic shape reminiscent of Red Delicious. Sweet flavor has hints of plum and pear. Blooms midseason. Z4. read more

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Tolman Sweet New catalog listings coming in early October
177 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 New catalog listings coming in early October
178 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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Apple
Tumanga New catalog listings coming in early October
179 Fall-Winter. Medium-sized, crisp, juicy, sweet, dessert apple of German origin. Intense rich flavor. Stores till midwinter. Late midseason bloomer. Z5. read more

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Apple
Wealthy New catalog listings coming in early October
182 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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Westfield Seek-No-Further New catalog listings coming in early October
183 Fall. Medium-sized firm crisp juicy apple is highly flavored. Famous heirloom dessert apple. Keeps till early winter. Blooms midseason. Z4. read more

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Wickson New catalog listings coming in early October
184 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 New catalog listings coming in early October
185 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 New catalog listings coming in early October
186 Late Fall. Distinctly bumpy rough texture. Highly flavored. Excellent dessert apple for the connoisseur. Z4. read more

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Apple
Winekist New catalog listings coming in early October
187 Summer. Medium-sized fruit with almost solid beet red flesh: a real eye popper! Very good and extremely tart. Good addition to cider and sauce. Z3. read more

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Apple
Winthrop Greening New catalog listings coming in early October
189 Late Summer-Fall. Large beautiful all-purpose fruit with tender rich juicy flesh. Very interesting sweet flavor with medium-low acidity. Once popular in central Maine. Z4. read more

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Wolf River New catalog listings coming in early October
190 Fall. Huge fruit with firm but tender flesh. Aromatic tart flavor. Famous old-time apple. Excellent cooking and drying. Scab-resistant. Z3. read more

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Yellow Bellflower New catalog listings coming in early October
191 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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Yellow Transparent New catalog listings coming in early October
192 Summer. Medium-sized tender-skinned tart apple for fresh-eating and sauce. Ripens early August. Not a keeper. Incredibly hardy. Blooms midseason. Z3. read more

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Zestar New catalog listings coming in early October
193 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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Ashton Bitter New catalog listings coming in early October
210 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
Binet Rouge New catalog listings coming in early October
212 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
Bitter Pew New catalog listings coming in early October
213 Fall. Bittersharp cider apple, suited to adding large amounts of tannin to cider. Medium-sized fruit. Not for eating fresh. Z4. read more

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Bramtot New catalog listings coming in early October
214 Fall. Excellent bittersweet for blending in hard cider. Juicy firm quite bitter very astringent flesh has a very high sugar content. Rare. Z4. read more

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Bulmer’s Norman New catalog listings coming in early October
215 Fall. Medium bittersweet. Bulmer’s is to cider in the U.K. as Budweiser is to beer in the U.S. Excellent for commercial cider production. Extremely vigorous tree. Blooms mid-to-late season. Z4. read more

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Cider Apple
Chisel Jersey New catalog listings coming in early October
216 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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Counting Machine New catalog listings coming in early October
218 Fall. Bittersweet cider apple. Small-to-medium fruit. Mild tannins and complex floral aroma make this a wonderful cider apple. Vigorous tree. Blooms midseason. Z4. read more

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Cider Apple
Dabinett New catalog listings coming in early October
219 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 New catalog listings coming in early October
220 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
Harrison New catalog listings coming in early October
223 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
Hewe’s Virginia Crab New catalog listings coming in early October
225 Fall. Sharp cider apple. One of few good for single varietal cider. Incredibly vigorous, productive. Hardy. Z4. read more

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Kingston Black New catalog listings coming in early October
226 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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Cider Apple
Medaille d’Or New catalog listings coming in early October
227 Late Fall. Full bittersweet cider apple. Lots of tannin. Light yellow fruit mostly covered with tan russet. Combine with other late varieties. Z4. read more

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Otterson New catalog listings coming in early October
228 Fall. Bittersharp cider apple. Among the best red-fleshed varieties. Prized for its size, vigor, disease resistance and deep red juice high in anthocyanins and antioxidants. Z4. read more

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Cider Apple
Porter’s Perfection New catalog listings coming in early October
229 Late Fall. Small medium-bittersharp cider apple. Heavy cropper. Scab resistant. Z4. read more

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Yarlington Mill New catalog listings coming in early October
232 Fall. Medium-sized medium-bittersweet cider apple. Low-acid aromatic fruity cider. Highly recommended for commercial growers. Z3/4. read more

Collections

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Hard Cider Apple Collection New catalog listings coming in early October
247 Get your cider orchard started with Fedco’s choice of bittersharp and bittersweet apples. All trees individually labeled. Z4. read more

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Heirloom Apple Collection New catalog listings coming in early October
209 Start your own heirloom apple orchard with Fedco’s choice of varieties traditionally grown in New England. All trees individually labeled. Z4. read more

Rootstock

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Malus Antonovka New catalog listings coming in early October
249 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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Malus Budagovsky 118 New catalog listings coming in early October
250 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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Malus Budagovsky 9 New catalog listings coming in early October
253 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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Malus Geneva 11 New catalog listings coming in early October
252 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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Malus M111 New catalog listings coming in early October
251 Very popular semi-dwarf rootstock produces a tree about 65-80% of standard. Space trees 15-20' apart. Hardy to Z3/4. read more