Ashmead’s Kernel
Apple
Ashmead’s KernelNew catalog listings coming in early October
105 Winter. Medium-small fresh-eating apple of unparalleled quality. Intense, aromatic, sharp & sweet. Good keeper. Scab-resistant. Z4-7. read more
Baldwin
Apple
BaldwinNew 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. Z4-6. read more
Black Oxford
Apple
Black OxfordNew catalog listings coming in early October
113 Winter. Medium-sized with well-balanced flavor. Excellent pies and cider. All-purpose. Best eating late Dec. to March. Great keeper. Z4-5. read more
Blue Pearmain
Blue PearmainNew catalog listings coming in early October
115 Fall-Winter. Medium to very large apple has a good balance of sweet and tart with hints of pear. All-purpose. Keeps until midwinter. Z4-6. read more
Briggs Auburn
Briggs AuburnNew catalog listings coming in early October
117 Fall-Winter. Large all-purpose apple with bright well-balanced flavor. Hints of banana and blackberry. Keeps all winter. Z4-6. read more
Calville Blanc d’Hiver
Apple
Calville Blanc d’HiverNew catalog listings coming in early October
119 Winter. Large fruit with fine-grained juicy flesh. Famous dessert and cooking apple. All-purpose. Keeps till midwinter. Z4-7. read more
Canadian Strawberry
Apple
Canadian StrawberryNew catalog listings coming in early October
120 Fall. Medium-to-large full-flavored apple. Surprisingly juicy, distinctly tart. Superb fresh-eating. Keeps about a month. Z4-5. read more
Chestnut
Apple
ChestnutNew catalog listings coming in early October
123 Early Fall. Firm, crisp, juicy dessert crab excellent for fresh eating, pickles and sauce. Stores a month. Beautiful mid-late blooms. Z3-6. read more
Cora’s Grand Greening
Cora’s Grand GreeningNew catalog listings coming in early October
126 Fall. Very large blocky fruit resembles bell peppers. Probably originated on North Haven Island, ME, before 1850. Great fresh or cooked. Z4-6. read more
Cortland
Apple
CortlandNew catalog listings coming in early October
127 Fall-Winter. Medium-large size, fine-grained, crisp, tender, juicy. All-purpose. Annual producer of heavy crops. Bears young. Z4-5. read more
Cox’s Orange Pippin
Apple
Cox’s Orange PippinNew catalog listings coming in early October
128 Fall. Medium-sized apple. Perfectly balanced flavor, aromatic crisp juicy tender flesh. All-purpose. Tree bears young and annually. Z4-6. read more
Duchess of Oldenburg
Duchess of OldenburgNew catalog listings coming in early October
132 Late Summer. From Russia, well before 1800. Known in New England as one of the very best pie apples! Extremely hardy. Scab resistant. Z3-5. read more
Dudley Winter
Apple
Dudley WinterNew catalog listings coming in early October
133 Fall. Originated in Maine. Fruit is firm but tender, juicy and aromatic. For fresh eating and cooking. Keeps into winter. Natural semi-dwarf. Z3-4. read more
Esopus Spitzenburg
Apple
Esopus SpitzenburgNew catalog listings coming in early October
135 Fall-Winter. Medium-large, slightly tart, crisp and juicy. Thomas Jefferson’s favorite. Good acid source for cider. All-purpose. Good keeper. Z4-7. read more
Fameuse
FameuseNew catalog listings coming in early October
137 Early Fall. Also called Snow. Ruby-red fruit with tender white flesh. Excellent fresh eating, sauce and fresh cider. Keeps until late December. Z3-5. read more
Golden Russet
Apple
Golden RussetNew catalog listings coming in early October
142 Winter. Medium-sized russet apple. The champagne of cider apples, and excellent for eating. Keeps well into spring. Scab-resistant. Z4-6. read more
GoldRush
Apple
GoldRushNew catalog listings coming in early October
143 Winter. Medium-to-large dessert apple is hard, very crisp, juicy, tart. Keeps till May. Highly disease-resistant. Blooms midseason to late. Z4-6. read more
Granite Beauty
Apple
Granite BeautyNew catalog listings coming in early October
144 Winter. Very large apple. Moderately juicy, firm but not crisp, slightly tart. All-purpose. Keeps well into spring. Z4-6. read more
Gray Pearmain
Apple
Gray PearmainNew catalog listings coming in early October
145 Fall-Winter. Medium size, firm white juicy mildly tart flesh. Delicious distinct pear flavor. Keeps all winter. Annual bearer. Z4-6. read more
Grimes Golden
Apple
Grimes GoldenNew catalog listings coming in early October
146 Fall. Medium-sized tart citrusy crisp dense firm fruit. Excellent for dessert and cooking. All-purpose. Good keeper. Annual bearer. Z4-6. read more
Honeycrisp
Apple
HoneycrispNew catalog listings coming in early October
149 Winter. Medium-large apple. Sweet, juicy, snappy fresh eating. Keeps up to seven months. Tends to bear annually. Scab-resistant. Z3-4. read more
Keepsake
Apple
KeepsakeNew catalog listings coming in early October
155 Winter. Medium-sized dessert apple is hard, crisp, juicy and sweet. One of the best keepers. Blooms late. Z3-6. read more
King David
King DavidNew catalog listings coming in early October
156 Fall-Winter. Medium-sized intensely flavored apple is fine, juicy and tender. Keeps till January. Blooms early-midseason. Z4-8. read more
Liberty
Apple
LibertyNew catalog listings coming in early October
159 Late Summer-Fall. Medium size, crisp white flesh. All-purpose. Keeps till late fall. Scab-immune. Annual bearer, begins at early age. Z4-6. read more
Maine Heritage Orchard Stewardship Apple
Maine Heritage Orchard Stewardship AppleNew catalog listings coming in early October
224 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
McIntosh
Apple
McIntoshNew catalog listings coming in early October
163 Fall. The most important apple in the Northeast. Delicious and aromatic. All-purpose. Annual bearer. Very susceptible to scab. Z4-5. read more
Milden
Apple
MildenNew catalog listings coming in early October
165 Fall-Winter. Large size with coarse juicy sparkly crisp and melting flesh. All-purpose; famous for winter pies. Keeps until spring. Z3-5. read more
New Brunswicker
Apple
New BrunswickerNew catalog listings coming in early October
167 Late Summer. Medium-sized excellent all-purpose apple is extremely hardy. Highly recommended for northern growers. Blooms early season. Z3-6. read more
Northern Spy
Apple
Northern SpyNew catalog listings coming in early October
169 Winter. Famous heirloom apple. Very large, juicy, tender. Makes a great single-variety pie! All-purpose. Good keeper. Scab-resistant. Z4-6. read more
Opalescent
Apple
OpalescentNew catalog listings coming in early October
170 Fall. Supremely flavorful dessert apple. Large brilliant red fruit. Crisp, sweet, tart and juicy. Best fresh, fine for cooking too. Good keeper. Z4-6. read more
Porter
PorterNew catalog listings coming in early October
174 Late Summer-Early Fall. A true all-purpose heirloom apple. Medium-large with crisp, tender, juicy, perfumed flesh. Richly flavored. Z4-7. read more
Red Astrachan
Apple
Red AstrachanNew catalog listings coming in early October
178 Summer. The standard Maine summer cooking apple, especially pies. Medium-sized dark red fruit. Juicy subacid white flesh tinged with red. Z3-6. read more
Red Gravenstein
Apple
Red GravensteinNew catalog listings coming in early October
179 Late Summer. Excellent pie apple, also good for dessert and sauce. Stripey purple-red. Z4-8. read more
Redfield
Apple
RedfieldNew catalog listings coming in early October
180 Fall. Medium-large red-fleshed apple. Use for sauce, pies. Very sharp and bitter in cider. Two-toned flowers, bronze-red foliage. Z3-6. read more
Rhode Island Greening
Apple
Rhode Island GreeningNew catalog listings coming in early October
182 Fall-Winter. Large, crisp and tart. Classic New England cooking apple; also great fresh eating. Keeps well into winter. Z4-7. read more
Ribston Pippin
Apple
Ribston PippinNew catalog listings coming in early October
183 Fall-Winter. Medium-large, sharp, crisp, rich, aromatic dessert apple. Also good in cider. Great fresh eating till January. Blooms midseason. Z4-7. read more
Roxbury Russet
Apple
Roxbury RussetNew catalog listings coming in early October
185 Winter. Medium-large, rich, spicy and juicy. A great late-winter dessert apple; good cooking. Stores until summer. Scab resistant. Z4-6. read more
Rubicon
RubiconNew catalog listings coming in early October
186 Winter. Also called Paw Paw. A fine all-purpose apple. Excellent for fresh eating and pies. Good keeper. Extremely hardy. Z3-5. read more
Spice Sweet
Apple
Spice SweetNew catalog listings coming in early October
190 Late Summer. Medium-sized spice-flavored apple. One of the best for pies. Very good fresh eating, too. Probably blooms midseason. Z4-7. read more
Starkey
StarkeyNew catalog listings coming in early October
191 Fall-Winter. Medium-sized juicy tender crisp lively lively dessert apple. Exceptionally delicious. Blooms early midseason. Z4-7. read more
Sweet Sixteen
Apple
Sweet SixteenNew catalog listings coming in early October
193 Fall. Medium-sized apple. Sweet, nutty and spicy flavors. Fine-textured crisp flesh. Keeps till midwinter. Some resistance to scab. Z3-6. read more
Tolman Sweet
Apple
Tolman SweetNew catalog listings coming in early October
194 Fall-Early Winter. One of the first American varieties. Unforgettably peculiar sweet flavor. Very low acidity. Truly all-purpose. Z4-6. read more
Twenty Ounce
Apple
Twenty OunceNew catalog listings coming in early October
195 Fall. Huge high-quality pie and general cooking apple. Blooms early midseason. Z4-7. Maybe even Z3. read more
Wealthy
Apple
WealthyNew catalog listings coming in early October
197 Fall. Medium-sized. Tender juicy sweet tart white flesh. Famous all-purpose variety. Especially good pies. Small-med size tree. Z3-4. read more
Westfield Seek-No-Further
Apple
Westfield Seek-No-FurtherNew catalog listings coming in early October
198 Fall. Medium-sized firm crisp juicy apple is highly flavored. Famous heirloom dessert apple. Keeps till early winter. Blooms midseason. Z4-6. read more
Williams Pride
Apple
Williams PrideNew catalog listings coming in early October
200 Summer. Nice balance of tart and sweet. Crisp and juicy fresh-eating; fine cooking. Disease-resistant; scab immune. Z4-7. read more
Wolf River
Apple
Wolf RiverNew catalog listings coming in early October
204 Fall. Huge fruit with firm but tender flesh. Aromatic tart flavor. Famous old-time apple. Excellent cooking and drying. Scab-resistant. Z3-5. read more
Yellow Bellflower
Apple
Yellow BellflowerNew catalog listings coming in early October
206 Winter. Large firm crisp fine-grained juicy aromatic all-purpose apple does everything well, including keeping all winter. Blooms early-midseason. Z4-7. read more
Yellow Transparent
Yellow TransparentNew catalog listings coming in early October
207 Summer. Medium-sized tender-skinned tart apple for fresh-eating and sauce. Ripens early August. Not a keeper. Incredibly hardy. Blooms midseason. Z3-6. read more
Zestar
Apple
ZestarNew catalog listings coming in early October
208 Late Summer. Medium-sized, highly-flavored fruit. Good balance of acid/sweet. Crisp and juicy fresh-eating. Stores up to seven weeks. Z3-5. read more

Cider Apples

Cider Apple
Albion RussetNew catalog listings coming in early October
101 Fall-Winter. Medium-small russeted fruit. Delicious flavor with a hint of lime. Good for hard cider and fresh eating. Keeps until midwinter. Z4-7. read more
Ashton Bitter
Ashton BitterNew catalog listings coming in early October
106 Early Fall. Full bittersweet cider apple. Medium-sized astringent fruit with strong tannin, high sugar and low acidity. Best blended. Z4-6. read more
Cider Apple
BedanNew catalog listings coming in early October
108 Fall. Mild bittersweet cider apple from 14th c. France. Usually classified as a “sweet.” Medium-small fruit. On trial in Zone 4, but probably Z5-8. read more
Cider Apple
Binet RougeNew catalog listings coming in early October
111 Late Fall. Traditional French bittersweet cider apple. Small fruit recommended for trial in most cider-apple growing districts. Probably Z4-7. read more
Bitter Pew
Cider Apple
Bitter PewNew catalog listings coming in early October
112 Fall. Bittersharp cider apple, suited to adding large amounts of tannin to cider. Medium-sized fruit. Not for fresh eating. Z4-6. read more
Chisel Jersey
Cider Apple
Chisel JerseyNew catalog listings coming in early October
124 Late Fall. Small bittersweet cider apple. Medium acidity, highly astringent, harsh and high in tannins. Not for eating fresh. Z4-6. read more
Dabinett
Cider Apple
DabinettNew catalog listings coming in early October
129 Late Fall. Medium-sized, medium-bittersweet cider apple. One of the most popular cider varieties. Not for eating fresh. Annual bearer. Z4-6. read more
Cider Apple
DomainesNew catalog listings coming in early October
131 Early-Mid Fall. Bittersweet cider apple. Tender and bitter. Best blended with other cider apples. Blooms mid-late season. Z5-8. read more
Ellis Bitter
Cider Apple
Ellis BitterNew catalog listings coming in early October
134 Early Fall. Medium bittersweet cider apple. Sweet, crisp and juicy. Soft, astringent, tannin. Useful for its early ripening. Midseason bloomer. Z4-6. read more
Gnarled Chapman
Cider Apple
Gnarled ChapmanNew catalog listings coming in early October
141 Fall. Large beautiful bittersweet cider apple. Blooms midseason. Z4-7. read more
Harrison
Cider Apple
HarrisonNew catalog listings coming in early October
147 Mid-Late Fall. Medium-small vintage cider apple. Rich firm dry yellow flesh. Famous cider said to be better than champagne! Z4-8. read more
Harry Masters Jersey
Cider Apple
Harry Masters JerseyNew catalog listings coming in early October
148 Fall. Medium-large size. Medium-full bittersweet cider apple. Soft astringent tannin. Not for eating fresh. Z4-7. read more
Kingston Black
Cider Apple
Kingston BlackNew catalog listings coming in early October
158 Fall. Medium-sized bittersharp cider apple. Full-bodied vintage cider with nice blend of acid, tannins and sugar. Decent fresh-eating. Z4-6. read more
Major
Cider Apple
MajorNew catalog listings coming in early October
161 Early Fall. Medium-sized full bittersweet cider apple. Sweet, soft, woolly, juicy, bitter. Vigorous tree, scab-resistant. Z4-6. read more
Medaille d’Or
Cider Apple
Medaille d’OrNew catalog listings coming in early October
164 Late Fall. Full bittersweet cider apple. Lots of tannin. Light yellow fruit mostly covered with tan russet. Combine with other late varieties. Z4-6. read more
Cider Apple
Porter’s PerfectionNew catalog listings coming in early October
175 Late Fall. Small medium-bittersharp cider apple. Heavy cropper. Scab resistant. Z4-7. read more
Wickson
Cider Apple
WicksonNew catalog listings coming in early October
199 Fall. Small but flavorful. Crisp, juicy, tart, tangy, spicy. Good in hard cider. Keeps until January. Bears young, heavily, annually. Z4-8. read more
Yarlington Mill
Cider Apple
Yarlington MillNew catalog listings coming in early October
205 Fall. Medium-sized medium-bittersweet cider apple. Low-acid aromatic fruity cider. Highly recommended for commercial growers. Z4-6. read more

Collections

Hard Cider Apple Collection
Collection
Hard Cider Apple CollectionNew catalog listings coming in early October
219 Get your cider orchard started with Fedco’s choice of bittersharp and bittersweet apples. All trees individually labeled. read more
Heritage Apple Collection
Collection
Heritage Apple CollectionNew catalog listings coming in early October
220 Start your own heritage orchard with Fedco’s choice of heirlooms traditionally grown in New England. All trees individually labeled. read more

Rootstock

<em>Malus</em> ‘Antonovka’
Malus ‘Antonovka’New catalog listings coming in early October
225 Hardy Russian seedling rootstock for full-sized “standard” apple trees. The hardiest rootstock we offer. Space trees 20-30' apart. Z3. read more
<em>Malus</em> ‘Budagovsky 118’
Rootstock
Malus ‘Budagovsky 118’New catalog listings coming in early October
226 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
<em>Malus</em> ‘Budagovsky 9’
Malus ‘Budagovsky 9’New catalog listings coming in early October
229 Dwarfing rootstock, produces a tree about a quarter the size of a standard tree. Space trees 5-10' apart. Z4. read more
<em>Malus</em> ‘Geneva 11’
Rootstock
Malus ‘Geneva 11’New catalog listings coming in early October
228 Also called G11. Dwarf rootstock produces a tree about a third the size of standard. Space trees 8-10' apart. Z4/5. read more
<em>Malus</em> ‘M111’
Rootstock
Malus ‘M111’New catalog listings coming in early October
227 Very popular semi-dwarf rootstock produces a tree about 65-80% of standard. Space trees 15-20' apart. Hardy to Z4, maybe Z3. read more