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Origin: Massachusetts - 1740 Ripens: Late September to November Zone: 4 - 6
Uses: Cider, Eating
Large winter apple with tough, smooth, bright red skin with white stars. Good eating apple with crisp, juicy, somewhat aromatic yellowish flesh. Tree tend to be long lived.
Origin: Ottawa Canada 1935 Ripens: Nov Zone: 3 - 6
Quality fair when ripe, improves with storage. Exceptionally good keeper.
Origin: New York 1880 Ripens: Zone: 3 - 6
Uses: Eating
Medium to large fruit with an intense solid dark red skin. Lasts 3 months in storage.
Origin: Minnesota 1908 Ripens: Sept Zone: 3 - 6
Large, red apple with soft, sweet flesh. Good apple for eating fresh or cooking.
Beautiful Arcade
Origin: Russia - 1800's Ripens: September Zone: 2 - 6
Uses: Eating
A yellow apple with spashes of red. The firm, yellow flesh has a sweet taste. Not a good keeper. Can be used as a rootstock.
Origin: France Ripens: Sept Zone: 4 - 7
Uses: Cider
Sweet to bittersweet cider variety. Very productive tree with some resistance to fire blight.
Bell-De Boskoop
Origin: Holland 1856 Ripens: Nov/Dec Zone: 3 - 6
Large greenish-yellow fruit with rough skin and dark red blush on exposed fruits. Crisp, tangy, highly aromatic flesh. Outstanding, all-purpose, tart apple. Heavy bearing. Triploid.
Ben Davis
Origin: Arkansas - 1880 Ripens: October Zone: 3 - 7
Uses: Baking, Eating, Pies, Sauce
A large, red stripped apple with hard, course flesh. One of the best keeper apples.
Origin: Massachusetts 1832 Ripens: Aug Zone: 4 - 7
An early season variety originating in Dedham, Massachusetts around 1832. A high-quality dessert apple with smooth yellowish-orange skin mostly covered with bright red and deep carmine striping. The yellow flesh is fine-grained, crisp and juicy.
Bill's Red Flesh
Origin: Oregon Ripens: September Zone: 4 - 8
Uses: Eating, Salads, Sauce
Medium sized, red apple. The flesh is red with a sweet flavor.
Billy Bound
Origin: Unknown Ripens: Oct Zone: 3 - 6
A sweet, pleasant, lightly russeted apple of medium size to small. The fruit is blocky shape, uniform and scab free. The tree is large and spreading with a biennial bearing habit.
Black Gilliflower
Origin: American 1841 Ripens: Sept Zone: 3 - 6
Large, long, conical, ribbed apple which, when highly colored, becomes almost purplish. Distinctive unusual flavor, reminiscent of Spitzenburg, rich and sweet, with relatively dry flesh. Hangs well on the tree but do not allow to become overripe as flesh will be too dry.
Black Oxford
Origin: Maine 1860s Ripens: Nov Zone: 3 - 6
Medium sized, round apple with deep purple skin. Good eating, cooking and cider apple.
Blue Pearmain
Origin: USA early 1800s Ripens: Oct/Nov Zone: 3 - 6
An old apple of uncertain origin, but probably American. It was noted by the Royal Horticultural Society of London in 1893 and widely grown in New York and New England in the 19th century. A large, slightly conical fruit with red and purplish-red striping and covered with a fine blue bloom. The delicate creamy-white flesh is tender, sweet and slightly aromatic.
Bonnie Best
Origin: Cooksville, Wisconsin Ripens: Oct Zone: 3 - 6
An excellent apple for pies, canning, and fresh use. Fruits are large with attractive pale red striping. Flesh is creamy color, crunchy, tender, juicy and slightly tart. Keeps well in storage.
Origin: New Zealand 1952 Ripens: Oct Zone: 3 - 6
Late season apple of very high quality. Fruit is medium to large size with orangish-red blush over a green-yellow background. Quite tart and firm, good for eating and makes a fabulous pie. Rated high in fruit trials in Oregon and Washington, Braeburn is popular for commercial coastal orchards. Very precocious in bearing.
Bramleys Seedling
Origin: England - 1809 Ripens: Oct - Nov Zone: 4 - 7
Uses: Baking, Cider, Pies, Sauce
Large, green cooking apple from England. Very good apple for cooking and cider. Trees are very vigorous and spreading. Bears heavy and regular.
Origin: England 1884 Ripens: Early October Zone: 4 - 7
Uses: Cider
A bittersweet green cider apple with some russeting. High tannin juice. Biennial bearer.
Origin: Canada 1960s Ripens: Aug Zone: 2 - 6
Medium sized, yellow-green apple with bright red stripes. Good apple for eating fresh and cooking.
Brown's Apple
Origin: England 1900s Ripens: October Zone: 3 - 7
Uses: Cider
Medium, red, sharp cider apple with slightly red flesh. Very hardy
Bulmers Norman
Origin: England 1900s Ripens: October Zone: 3 - 7
Uses: Cider
A sweet/bittersweet green-yellow cider apple. Very cold hardy.
Origin: New York 1974 Ripens: Late September Zone: 3 - 7
Uses: Baking, Eating, Sauce
Large, solid dark red apple with gloss like skin. Flesh is crisp with some red streaking as it ripens. Great eating apple. One of our favorites. Not a great keeper.