These apples and pears were grown in North America during the Colonial Era and through the time of the American...
Here you can learn about Cummins Nursery and Dr. Jim Cummins, who helped develop the Geneva apple rootstocks at Cornell University. Also see our home farm in Upstate New York, and make virtual visits to our extended fruit tree family – our customers' orchards (coming soon!).
Since 1994, a small fruit tree nursery in Ithaca, NY, shipping to professionals and hobbyists in 48 states.
The nursery sits on the back acres of our U-pick fruit and vegetable farm – come visit during harvest season.
About Dr. Cummins
Dad spent 40 years at the Geneva Experiment Station, developing the "G" apple rootstock series to counter the double whammy of fireblight and collar rot.
From Ben Davis apples and the dry houses of the 1930s, to loading "reefers" and making apple butter with the Ladies Aid Society in Southern Illinois.
A few things we're loving right now...
A beautiful purple, late-season, disease-resistant dessert apple.
A hardy pear with exceptionally good flavor.
Looking for easy-to-grow trees for your home orchard? Choose from these apple, peach, pear, plum, and cherry varieties that...