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New Orchard Year! Full Scionwood Inventory, More Fruit Trees, Rootstocks in All Sizes, Pruning & Grafting Classes on the Farm.

Lots of new stuff added since our December newsletter - best time to order before spring rush!

Why is it best to order directly from our web site?

The web inventory is updated in real time, and online orders get priority over email and phone orders. See the FAQ >

Learn Trees

See checklists & tutorials and our fruit tree glossary, and find pollination partners for your trees.

Grafting & Budding Fruit Trees

Starter steps for grafting and budding your own fruit trees, including preparation of scionwood and rootstocks.

Cider Apple Classifications

Learn about the apple qualities and categories of most interest to cidermakers, very different than dessert apples.

Fruit Tree Pollination – A Primer

See our intro to pollination of apple, pear, and stone fruit trees, and use our "Pollenizer" to find partners for your trees.

Family Tree

Meet Dr. Jim Cummins, see our home farm in NY, and read Dad's old orchard stories.

About Cummins Nursery

We are a small fruit tree nursery in New York apple country. Since 1994, we have shipped to orchards of all sizes in the Lower 48.

Loading Reefers

It was never the simple job it looked to be – stacking would go well until we had 90% of the load aboard, then things got sticky.

Grandmother's Chickens

When a customer came calling, Grandmother would head for the special pen of young chickens. She had a special chicken-catcher.

News & Events

Catch seasonal updates and the latest sales.

New Orchard Year! Full Scionwood Inventory, More Fruit Trees, Rootstocks in All Sizes, Pruning & Grafting Classes on the Farm.

February 2, 2023 | Lots of new stuff added since our December newsletter - best time to order before spring rush!

Spring 2023 Fruit Tree Inventory Now Online

August 21, 2022 | You can reserve your apple, peach, pear, plum, cherry and apricot now! You can also sign up for our free newsletter to be notified when new inventory is added and when rootstocks are ready for online sale.


Featured Products

A few things we're loving right now...

Flemish Beauty Pear on OHxF 87

A hardy, self-fertile pear with exceptionally good flavor.

Winecrisp™ Apple on G.11

A beautiful purple, late-season, disease-resistant dessert apple.

Honeycrisp Apple on G.11

The rock-star, cold-hardy apple from Minnesota.

Santa Rosa Plum on Myrobalan

A reliable, self-fertile plum that performs very well on the West Coast.