Rare Apple

Ortley

Ortley (aka Cleopatra, White Detroit, Vandyne, White Bellflower, Woolman’s Long Pippin) has patches of red on a pale yellow skin.…

Newtown Spitzenburg

Originating in Newtown, Long Island, Newtown Spitzenburg were first cited in 1817. Often confused with two other varieties, Vandevere and…

New Hampshire #8

A mostly red apple with a little yellow blush, New Hampshire #8 has crisp flesh and mildly sweet flavor. It…

McLellan

McLellan (Martin) was discovered in Woodstock, Connecticut, around 1780. A beautiful rich red apple flecked with yellow, McLellan is aromatic,…

Kearsarge

Kearsarge is a medium, round or boxy apple with red striping on a greenish-yellow skin. Its cream-colored flesh is crisp…

Lyscom

Lyscom is a large, red-striped apple over green skin. Its flavor is mild but nicely balanced, its flesh crisp.

Malinda

Malinda is a rare, medium-size, conical apple with dull yellow skin and patches or streaks of pink-orange blush. It sometimes…

Jefferis

Jefferis is a yellow apple with red blush and prominent lenticels. Its white flesh is soft-firm and moderately juicy. It…

Huntsman

Huntsman is a medium, round green apple with a red blush. Its flesh is dense and on the dry side,…

Hightop Sweet

Hightop Sweet, also known as High Top Sweeting, Summer Sweet, and Sweet June, is a medium-sized apple with smooth greenish-yellow…

Golden Pippin

Golden Pippin is a medium-large, ribbed apple, yellow-green in color with a pink blush. Its flavor is pear-like, sweet and…

Fall Pippin

Fall Pippin is a rare, large, yellow late-season apple that was especially valued for cooking. It is aromatic, with crisp,…