St. Edmunds Pippin

Saint Edmund’s Pippin apple tree was discovered in the orchard of Richard Harvey, in the town of Bury St. Edmunds, England, around 1870. The St. Edmunds Pippin apples are considered the best early russet and listed among the six favorite apples grown in England....

King of the Pippins

A popular 19th century apple, very widely grown in Europe at the time, and versatile for culinary and dessert uses.  King of the Pippins is a sharp, firm, juicy apple which sweetens in storage.

Connell Red

Connell Red apple is an improved sport of Fireside apple. While Fireside has a striped skin, Connell Red is a solid orange/red in color when fully ripe. The fruit can get very large and is excellent for fresh eating.


The Haralson apple was introduced by the Minnesota Horticulture Research Center in 1922. It is named after Charles Haralson, superintendent of the University of Minnesota Fruit Breeding Farm. Haralson apples are crisp and juicy, having a tart flavor. They are good for...

Black Oxford

Black Oxford is Maine’s most famous apple.  In his book, The Apples of Maine, George Stilphen writes: “Black Oxford was found as a seedling by Nathaniel Haskell on the farm of one Valentine, a nailmaker and farmer of Paris in Oxford County, about 1790 and the original...