All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown
  1. Photo of Pink Lady®

    Pink Lady® apple


    One of the best-known modern apples, Pink Lady is actually a trademark and the variety is more correctly known as Cripps Pink.


  2. Photo of Red Delicious

    Red Delicious apple


    One of the most famous American apple varieties, a sport of Delicious, known for its bright red color.


  3. Jonagold apple


    A very popular commercial variety, with a good flavour. Inherits many of the good qualities of its parents Jonathan and Golden Delicious.


  4. Honeycrisp apple


    Sometimes marketed as Honey Crisp, this is a crisp, and predominantly sweet, modern variety from the USA. It was developed by the University of Minnesota specifically for growers in cold climates, and is one of the most cold-hardy of apple varieties.


  5. Photo of Cortland

    Cortland apple


    One of the more successful McIntosh offspring, with all the usual characteristics, including the sweet vinous flavour.


  6. Photo of Cox's Orange Pippin

    Cox's Orange Pippin apple


    This is the benchmark for flavor in apples - from a good tree in a good year it can achieve exceptional flavor.


  7. Suntan apple


    Medium-large fruit, gold-yellow flushed and striped orange-red. Flesh yellowish-cream. Firm and fairly juicy. Flesh rather coarsely textured, crisp.


  8. Photo of Gala

    Gala apple


    One of the most widely-grown apple varieties, with a sweet pleasant flavour, and good keeping qualities.


  9. Photo of Ellison's Orange

    Ellison's Orange apple


    One of the best offspring of Cox's Orange Pippin, with a distinct aniseed flavor.


  10. Photo of Kidd's Orange Red

    Kidd's Orange Red apple


    Marries the complex aromatic qualities of English Cox apples with the scented flavour of American Delicious. A good apple for the gardener as well.


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