All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Welcome to Orange Pippin

If you are interested in apple varieties, pears, cherries or plums, or orchards where these fruits are grown, you have come to the right place.

Fruit varieties

Information on over 700 apple varieties, as well as pears, plums, and cherries.


Listings for over 2,000 orchards in the United States, Canada, UK and elsewhere.

Tree Register

Our Fruit tree register has details of more than 11,000 trees registered by their owners, including blossom and harvest records.

Our website is named after England's most famous apple variety - Cox's Orange Pippin - widely regarded as the finest of all dessert apples. 'Pippin' is an old English word derived from the French word for 'seedling', and like many old apple varieties Cox's Orange Pippin was discovered as a chance seedling.

Recent variety reviews

You can add your own comments on any variety page.

  • Apple - Kalei

    06 Dec 2019 
    Tried one today from a stanthorpe local seller and it's fantastic I'll be looking out for these
  • Apple - Egremont Russet

    26 Nov 2019 
    My Wife Calls them "Man Apples" Ha. Blackheath Farmers Market. Goes well with mature Goats Cheese. Yum.
  • Apple - Jonamac

    15 Nov 2019 
    My family bought a pound of jonamacs from a tiny fruit stand in Pennsylvania on a road trip. The farmer recommended them and we took a chance. They were the best apples we had ever tasted! We still talk about the bunch of apples to this day.
  • Apple - Zuccalmaglio's Reinette

    14 Nov 2019 
    Description was correct! Tastes remarkably like strawberry and pineapple! Crisp, juicy, firm but thin skin, although mine wasn't sticky. Very surprising and very good.
  • Apple - Pacific Rose™

    08 Nov 2019 
    Excellent flavor. Fairly thick skin, but not "waxy" like a red delicious. 8/10

Latest harvest records from registered fruit trees

  • 2nd week November 2019  Ashmead's Kernel owned by Bill in Chorley, United Kingdom
  • 2nd week November 2019  Hoople's Antique Gold owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States
  • 1st week November 2019  Doctor Matthews owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States
  • 1st week November 2019  Brushy Mountain Limbertwig owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States
  • 1st week November 2019  Hall apple owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States

Register your own fruit trees and record blossom and harvest records in our Fruit Tree Register.

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