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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.

How to Graft a Fruit Tree

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.

About Indian Creek Farm

Indian Creek Farm, "Ithaca's Orchard Playground," is our home farm in Upstate NY. You can come picking in season!

News & Events

Catch seasonal updates and the latest sales.

Spring 2021 Trees Are SOLD OUT; Spring 2022 Inventory Will Be Fully Counted Soon!

May 13, 2021 | Dear Fruit Tree Lovers, as of Thursday, May 14, 2021, we are sold out of trees, rootsocks, and scionwood for Spring 2021 shipping. The last products shipped today. Thank you for a great season, the first on our new web site.


Featured Products

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

Historic American Fruit Trees

These apples and pears were grown in North America during the Colonial Era and through the time of the American...

Winecrisp™ Apple on G.11

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

Flemish Beauty Pear on OHxF 87

A hardy pear with exceptionally good flavor.

Backyard Fruit Trees

Looking for easy-to-grow trees for your home orchard? Choose from these apple, peach, pear, plum, and cherry varieties that...