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. Honeycrisp apple


    Sometimes marketed as Honey Crisp or Honeycrunch, 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.


  3. Photo of Fuji

    Fuji apple


    Developed in Japan, but an all-American cross of Red Delicious and Ralls Janet. A very attractive modern apple, crisp, sweet-flavoured, and keeps well.


  4. Photo of Golden Delicious

    Golden Delicious apple


    Undoubtedly one of the most important apple varieties of the 20th century, both as a commercial variety in its own right, and as breeding stock for many other varieties. Very good flavor when home-grown.


  5. 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.


  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. Photo of McIntosh

    McIntosh apple


    A crisp red apple with bright white flesh and refreshing sweet flavor.


  8. Jonagold apple


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


  9. Photo of Gala

    Gala apple


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


  10. Photo of Granny Smith

    Granny Smith apple


    The most instantly-recognised of all apples, and perhaps Australia's most famous export.


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