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Historic American Fruit Trees

These apples and pears were grown in North America during the Colonial Era and through the time of the American Civil War. Some of them – such as the Bartlett pear – have enjoyed centuries of sustained public life, while others faded from view as the populist stars of the 20th century dominated grocery stores. Today a renewed interest in "all things orchard" brings these heirloom classics back into circulation to the delight of hobbyists and growers across the country.

For more on the history of the apple in America and around the world, see our page Fruit Tree Books.



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Campfield on B.9

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

A traditional American cider apple...

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Campfield on G.11

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

A traditional American cider apple...

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King of Tompkins County on G.11

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

A large, old-fashioned, all-purpose apple...

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Newtown Pippin on G.11

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

A storied American heirloom apple with excellent keeping quality...

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Spitzenburg Esopus on G.11

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

An American dessert apple for connoisseurs...

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Virginia Crab on B.9

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

An American heirloom and one of the best cider crabapples...

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Baldwin on G.41

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

A beloved American heirloom dessert apple that is great for storage, baking, and juice...

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Black Oxford on G.41

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

A cold-hardy and disease-resistant heirloom apple from America...

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Graniwinkle on G.41

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

An apple traditionally used in Newark cider...

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Grimes Golden on G.41

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

An outstanding yellow dessert apple, the tastier ancestor of Golden Delicioius...

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Harrison on G.41

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

The most important apple for traditional Newark cider production...

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Northern Spy on G.41

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

An excellent all-purpose, late-season apple, now popular with cider makers...

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Roxbury Russet on G.41

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

One of America's oldest apples, good for storage, baking, and cider...

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Smokehouse on G.16

Apple Tree
Dwarf
2021

An American heirloom, outstanding for storage and baking ...

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Bartlett on Quince-A

Pear Tree
Dwarf
2021

The most popular and common pear, and the yardstick by which all other pears are measured...

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Baldwin on G.222

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

A beloved American heirloom dessert apple that is great for storage, baking, and juice...

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Black Oxford on G.222

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

A cold-hardy and disease-resistant heirloom apple from America...

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Blue Pearmain on G.935

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

An American heirloom with a distinctive bluish skin...

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Campfield on G.210

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

A traditional American cider apple...

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Chenango Strawberry on G.935

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

An early season, strawberry-scented heirloom with a very long harvest season...

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Grimes Golden on G.935

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

An outstanding yellow dessert apple, the tastier ancestor of Golden Delicioius...

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Harrison on G.935

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

The most important apple for traditional Newark cider production...

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Hubbardston Nonsuch on G.935

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

A gorgeous, late-season heirloom dessert apple ...

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King of Tompkins County on G.935

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

A large, old-fashioned, all-purpose apple...

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Mother on G.202

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

An American heirloom apple of outstanding flavor...

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Northern Spy on G.222

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

An excellent all-purpose, late-season apple, now popular with cider makers...

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Rhode Island Greening on G.935

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

The venerable pie apple native to New England...

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Roxbury Russet on G.210

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

One of America's oldest apples, good for storage, baking, and cider...

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Virginia Crab on G.210

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

An American heirloom and one of the best cider crabapples...

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Virginia Crab on G.935

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

An American heirloom and one of the best cider crabapples...

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Winesap, Virginia on G.935

Apple Tree
Semi-Dwarf
2021

A reliable, late-season American heirloom with good disease resistance...

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Harrison on G.890

Apple Tree
Half-Standard
2021

The most important apple for traditional Newark cider production...

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