Golden Russet: (Pictured above) Taste one of the most famous old Americanrusset apples, remembered for it's fine-grained, mellowyellow
crisp flesh, bursting with sugary juicesbound to stick to ones fingers like candy.
Empire: Savor the richness of the Empires beautiful red yellow skin. A cross of the McIntosh and Delicious from the Geneva New
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Holiday: The definitive dessert apple: The white, juicy flesh is tart and crisp, and explodes with each bite. A cross
between the Jonathan and Macoun, this fine flavored apple was recently introduced by the Ohio Agriculture Experiment Station.
Calville Blanc D'hiver: The classic dessert apple of France is a delicacy still served in the finest Paris restaurants. Its
tender, spicy flesh with the fragrance of a delicate banana is packed with Vitamin C, exceeding all other eating apples and even the
orange! (photo on right)
Jonathan: A favorite since introduced in 1826 from an orchard in New York, first planted by Jonathan Harsbrouck.
A Tree-Mendus original from our beginnings in 1926, old fashioned flavor harvested from September through October.
Margil: Classic and conical in shape, the Margil's firm yellowish flesh offers a sugary, luscious aromatic flavor. Cultivated
around 1750 and remembered for its orange-red skin marked with dark red stripes, the Margil stores well and is excellent for
blending in ciders.
Fallwater/Tulpehocken: Perfect for pies, sauces and apple butters, this variety's first recorded planting was in the 1800's
growing in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. When carefully harvested in the fall, its flesh is coarse, crisp and mildly sweet, and
unassertive with age! (photo on left)
Esopus Spitzenberg: Spicy in character, the flesh is pale yellow, firm crisp and tender to taste. Thomas Jefferson's favorite
apple keeps well when properly harvested during early October. (photo on right)
Heritage Apples Produced at Tree-Mendus Fruit.
More than 200 varieties for you to pick from...
Take a step back into time and retrieve the tastes of yesteryear with Tree-Mendus Fruit's Heritage Apples.
Harvest begins with some early varieties in mid-August and continuing through October. Preserved and hand selected by curator
Herb Teichman from our collection of old-time varieties. Sample the simple pleasures of a wholesome past, bursting with incomparable
uniqueness and flavor.
Here are just a few of the varieties we grow with a short description.
You can order a book that we have put together with description's of the more than 200 varieties of apples we grow. Call during
regular business hours at (269)782-7101 or 877-863-3276, for your copy ($6.00 postage & handling included).
For more, over 200 additional all-time favorites, incomparable, delightful and luscious...... click here!