Deep red, hard, and sweet with intriguing notes of melon bubblegum and Hawaiian Punch. If it weren't for its tough skin, it'd be a real winner. Williams' Pride came out of the PRI (Purdue Rutgers Illinois) breeding program that focused on scab-resistant varieties.Read More
Crisp, sweet, enjoyable, and fleeting. Aptly named by its creator, the U of M, the Summercrisp pear delivers as promised.Read More
Tart and astringent. This apple's a bit of a conundrum. It was introduced to us by the former owner as Firecracker, but Firecracker also seems to be known as Bill's Redflesh and Scarlet Surprise.Read More
Duchess is a high quality sauce apple first and foremost with only a quick cook required to melt the apple down to a saucy consistency. Excellent flavor -- complex and more tart than sweet -- and not long-keeping. A key variety in the history of the University of Minnesota's apple breeding program.Read More
Minnesotans’ favorite apple before Honeycrisp came along. Tart and a bit savory. Released by the University of Minnesota in 1922. Malinda x Wealthy.
Best for what? Best for pie! Discovered by Bonnie Keehn in the 1980’s from Cooksville, WI. Creamy flesh, tangy, full-flavored.
A small, curious apple with yellow flesh that is purported to improve with time in storage. Keepsake is just about the latest apple we pick. A parent of Honeycrisp. Released by the University of Minnesota in 1977. Northern Spy x MN447 (Frostbite).Read More