Ultima™ Gala (Bud 9)
Discovered in Washington state The Ultima Gala presents a visible stripe but requires aggressive pruning through early season to reduce number of fruit for optimum production. Great for eating and desserts.
Buckeye® is the darkest Gala strain and typically develops complete color and a stripe in New England climates. Fruit size and flavor are comparable
to traditional Gala strains. Tree habit is upright and vigorous.
Macoun (M 9)
One of the best dessert apples the Macoun is similar to a Macintosh. In New England the variety is used because of its high quality. The flesh is white, firm and juicy. This is the #1 choice for most New England orchards that also run farm stands. The tree stands upright and requires aggressive pruning and thinning for best production.
Honeycrisp (mid season)
Recommended as the #1 most sought after popular variety for the New Hampshire climate. It was developed at the University of Minnesota. The fruit is mostly orange-red with a yellow background. This crisp, juicy,
sweet-tart apple has a rich flavor. The fruit averages three inches and up, matures ten days before Red Delicious and stores well. Outstanding winter hardiness gives this variety excellent potential for northern growing regions. Honeycrisp™ is moderately resistant to apple scab. Tree is
non-vigorous and late-blooming.
CrimsonCrisp™ (late season)
CrimsonCrisp® is an exciting new scab-resistant variety. The fruit is medium in size with a very attractive crimson red color over 95% of the surface. CrimsonCrisp® has a very firm, crisp texture with a tart, complex flavor. The tree is very grower friendly with a spreading habit, fruiting throughout the tree on two and three year old branches. The fruit matures mid-season and will keep in cold storage for six months.
Well known for its huge fruit, it easily dwarfs most common varieties. It is recommended as a cooking or cider apple, used in baked goods and pies or as a baked apple. Also known for offering an excellent flavor dried. It is not a keeper though, staying fresh only a few weeks once harvested.
The fruit is large with an orange-red blush over 60% of the fruit surface. Maturing a full six to eight weeks ahead of conventional Fuji, Daybreak Fuji provides the opportunity to harvest high quality Fuji in early September.
The tree has a Low susceptibility to many apple diseases. Its skin is very attractive red (the most colored sport of Fuji blushed with some stripes. Its flesh is crisp, juicy and fine and its taste is sweet with hardly any acidity.
Cameron Select (Honeycrisp)
The Cameron strain of Honeycrisp is valued for its sweetness, firmness, and tartness making it an ideal apple for eating raw. It has much larger cells than most apples, which rupture when bitten to fill the mouth with
juice. The Honeycrisp also retains its pigment well and boasts a relatively
long shelf life when stored in cool, dry conditions.
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A large, heavy-bearing variety with excellent quality. Long considered one of the choicest canning varieties. Bartlett accounts for about 75% of the pear production in the United States and Canada. A favorite for all uses.
Seckel (beginning to mid-September)
A small typical pear with rich yellowish brown skin when fully ripe. One of the best quality dessert pears. Ideal for the home garden. Tree is vigorous, hardy and productive. Ripens two weeks before the Bartlett.
AC™ Harrow Crisp was developed by the Harrow Research Station in Ontario, Canada. This variety harvests with Bartlett and sizes slightly larger. Fruit has a very attractive finish with a red blush over smooth,
yellow skin and the flavor is mildly sweet. The tree is hardy, productive and has proven resistance to fire blight.