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Apples

Akane

Red             Baking, Snacking                  Self-pollinating                  Harvest late August

Akane is useful early season apple with a good balance of sweet and tart flavors. The apple has a firm skin, used mostly for cooking and baking but also a great for snacking.

 

Braeburn

Red      Snacking, Baking                    Self-pollinating                     Harvest September-October         

The Braeburn is rich and sweet but also has a tart, spicy finish. Juicy and crisp, this apple is very firm. Braeburns are great for snacking and baking. Harvest the variety in September and early October.

 

Fuji

Red w/ Pink   Snacking, Baking                    Self -pollinating                      Harvest in October         

The Fuji is a large, extremely-sweet and crispy apple. When baked, it holds its shape. It's known for its hard texture and syrupy sweetness. It's also excellent for baking, salads and paired with cheese. Develop its reddish-pink color. Fujis are harvested in October.

 

Gala

Pink w/ Orange Snacking, Salads     Self-pollinating           Harvest in August-September           

Skin is pinkish-orange with yellow tones. The Gala is an extremely crisp, sweet and snappy apple. Gala harvest begins in the middle of August and lasts through early September. Best if eaten fresh but also well suited for salads, baking and cheese pairing.

 

Granny Smith

Green               Baking, Snacking                Self-pollinating              Ripens in November 

Color is mostly bright green. The Granny Smith has a crispy, medium grain, bright white flesh that does not easily brown when sliced. Granny Smith apples have a strong tartness resembling that of a lemon. Best uses are pies, cooking, salads, and eating fresh maybe with a light sprinkling of salt.

 

Gravenstein

Red w/ Yellow        Baking, Cooking        Triploid: Can't Pollinate             Harvest July-August

The Gravenstein apple has a sweet/tart flavor. The apple is used mainly for culinary purposes like baking, cooking and especially for apple sauce and cider. The skin is a waxy yellow-green with red lines. The flesh is juicy and sweet with some tart notes. Harvested in in July and August.

 

Honeycrisp                                                                                                    

Red w/ Green      Snacking, Baking               Self-pollinating                       Harvest July-August

The honeycrisp has a bright red, pale green outer skin and a cream colored flesh. Flesh is sweet and juicy with hints of tartness. This variety of apple is great for salads, baking, cooking or eating as a snack. Harvested in in July and August.                                                                                                                          

 

Jonagold

Red w/ Green           Snacking                       Triploid: Can't Pollinate        Harvest Mid-September     

The Jonagold has a very unique flavor that's delicious enough to enjoy as a dessert. The apple is large in size and has a crisp, juicy texture. The Jonagold has become one of the favorites for eating fresh from the tree. Harvest in mid-September.                                                                                           

 

Red Delicious                                                                                                

Dark Red         Snacking                     Self-Pollinating                       Harvest September-October         

The Red Delicious is best eaten right off the tree which makes it a favorite of home owners. Color is dark red and beautiful hanging from the tree. The texture is crisp and crunchy and has a mildly sweet flavor. Red Delicious apples are also great in salads or paired with cheese. Harvest in September and October.              

 

Spartan                                                                                                          

Red             Snacking, Juicing                   Self-Pollinating                              Harvest Late             

The Spartan is a small sweet apple. Bright crimson skin and has extremely white flesh. Best use is juicing and eating fresh from the tree. Fresh from the tree, the apples are crispy and delicious.                  

 

Yellow Delicious                                                                                                        

Golden                  Snacking                  Self-Pollinating                    Harvest September-October

The Yellow Delicious is crispy and delicious. One of the best tasting apples when picked fresh from the tree. The flesh is balanced with a sweet yet zesty flavor. Also good in pies and salads. A favorite of many apple lovers!                                                                                                                           

Apricot

Chinese Mormon                                                                                                      

Golden Yellow                      All Purpose                     Self-Pollinating          Ripens mid-July           

The Chinese Mormon is one of the most cold and frost hardy apricots available. Along with cold hardiness, its reliability to produce large yields of delicious apricots year over year is unmatched. Flavor is excelent right off the tree and ectremely juicy. Uses include snacking, drying, canning, cooking and making sauces.                                                                                                                              

 

Puget Gold                                                                                                    

Orange       All Purpose                               Self-Pollinating                         Ripens mid-August

Hence the name, the Puget Gold was born in the state of Washington and thrives in colder, wet weather. The fruit is elongated and is large in size. Flavor is very sweet and delicious off the tree. A great all-purpose variety.                                                                                                                                    

 

Tilton                                                                                                 

Yellow w/ Red                      All Purpose                   Self-Pollinating                       Late Season

The Tilton is a unique variety of apricots as it's slightly flatter in shape and red blush.  It's also one of the most flavorful varieties of apricots with its sweet/tart flavor and its tender and juicy nature.                                                                                                                                       

 

Cherries

Bing                                                                                                    

Dark Red         Snacking, Baking                    Needs Pollinizer                     Mid-Season                    

The Bing produces very large, dark, delicious, cherries with smooth, glossy skin. One of the best eating cherries, the fruit is firm, extremely juicy and very sweet. Harvest in mid to late June.                       

 

Black Tartarian                                                                                                          

Dark Red             Snacking, Juice                   Needs Pollinizer                     Early Season   

The Black Tartarian is known for its productivity! This early-bearer blooms prolifically to yield large, cherry-red to purplish-black fruit with sweet, rich flavor.  Good for fresh-eating and juice. An ideal pollinator for other sweet cherries. Ripens in June.                                                                      

 

Lambert                                                                                                         

Dark Red                Snacking              Needs Pollinizer                            Mid-Season        

Lamberts are a large dark red cherry similar to the Bing however, much less susceptible to cracking due to the later season.. They have a rich, sweet flavor and typically mature one week later than the Bing. Harvested from late June to early August.                                                                                                   

 

Lapins                                                                                                

Dark Red         Snacking, Baking                    Self-Pollinating                       Mid-Late Season              

The “Self-Fertile Bing." One of the largest and juiciest of the sweet cherries with excellent firmness and flavor. The Lapins is a highly crack-resistant, sweet red cherry that matures ten days to two weeks after Bing.                                                                                                                                    

Rainier                                                                                                           

Yellow w/ Red                       Snacking          Needs Pollinizer                        Mid-Season               

If you have a sweet red cherry, you must include a Rainier to go along with it. The Rainier is a large, yellow cherry with a bright red blush. Rainier has a very distinctive taste and appearance among sweet cherry varieties. With very high sugar levels, the flesh is pure yellow and very firm.             

 

Royal Ann                                                                                                      

Yellow w/ Red       Snacking, Canning            Needs Pollinizer                         Mid-Season

The Royal-Ann cherry is very similar to the Rainier cherry in both color and taste. However the Royal-Ann is a bit more tart. Used commercially for canning and Maraschino Cherries but also great for eating right off the tree.                                                                                                                                

 

Stella                                                                                                  

Dark Red              Snacking, Baking               Self-Pollinating                       Early Season                  

Sweet and extremely productive. This tree bears plump, deep red cherries. Abundant crops offer plenty for fresh snacks or canning to enjoy later.                                                                                                                                     

 

Pears

Anjou                                                                                                 

Green           Cooking, Salads, Snacking                    Self-Pollinating                         Fall Harvest

Firm, dense pale green to white flesh Juicy with a sweet brisk flavor and hint of citrus. Known as the "winter pear' because of long shelve life. Mostly used in culinary recipes and salads or paired with cheese. Also great for eating fresh.                                                                                                                  

 

Bartlett                                                                                                          

Yellow              Snacking, Canning, Syrups       Self-Pollinating                    Fall Harvest

Because Bartletts have great flavor and high sugar count, they're a good choice for many forms of processing. Consider them in preserves, syrups, chutneys, and more. They also make excellent dried pears. Also great for eating fresh.                                                                                                                         

 

Bosc                                                                                                   

Brown        Baking, Broiling or Poaching                  Self-Pollinating                       Fall Harvest

The Bosc has a crunchy yet tender flesh and a sweet but spicy flavor. Beneath the brown skin, is a delicious, spicy and slightly firmer flesh. Bosc are also unique for their color, a warm brown with resetting over the surface of the skin.                                                                                                                            

 

Comice                                                                                                           

Green w/ Red Blush    Snacking, Cooking    Self-Pollinating            September-March       

A Harry & David favorite, Comice are among the sweetest and juiciest of all varieties of pears Their flesh is smooth and soft, and can best be described as creamy in texture,  full of juice, and very sweet. For many pear lovers, Comice is the most desired.                                                                                        

 

Red Bartlett                                                                                                   

Red w/ Green        Canning, Salads, Snacking         Self-Pollinating          August-September

The Red Bartlett has red color over a green background with smooth and pale white flesh. Like the green Bartlett, the Red Bartlett has a pleasant floral aroma, classic pear flavor, and smooth texture.                                                                                                                                      

 

 

Plums

Elephant Heart                                                                                                          

Burgundy           Eating Fresh             Needs Pollinizer                          Mid to Late Summer              

Elephant Heart is given its name as a direct reference to its shape, size and coloring. It is extremely juicy and sweet with tart flavoring with a hint of acid. Skin and flesh is firm and feels heavy in the hand. The Elephant Heart is a freestone plum and referred to as the king of Japanese Plums.       

Brooks                                                                                                

Powdery Blue         Eating, Drying            Partially Self-Pollinating             Harvest in September     

The Brooks is a European plum that doesn't need a pollinizer to produce however the tree will yield more fruit when paired with another European variety. This very large, sweet, dark purple plum is great for fresh eating, preserves, canning and drying. Brooks is used as one of the main plums in Oregon's dried plum industry.                                                                                                                           

 

French Petite                                                                                                 

Violet-Purple      Cooking, Canning               Needs Pollinizer                                                       

This European prune is long and oval and small to medium in size.  The French Petite has violet-purple skin with a greenish-yellow flesh. The flesh has a mild-sweet flavor and is partially free-stone.  

 

Green Gage                                                                                                   

Pale Green            Snacking, Cooking                        Self-Pollinating           Ripens in Early August

Don't let the outside color and shape give you a perception of taste. Freestone, the Green Gage plum is extremely sweet and has very low acid levels. The Green Gage is a historically excellent fruit with a rich plum-honey flavor. As well as a great eater off the tree, the Green Gage is also idea for canning, desserts or preserves.                                                                                                                         

 

Italian Plum                                                                                                   

Purple                   All Uses                 Self-Pollinating                       Harvested in Aug                       

The Italian Plum is an extremely versatile and deliciously tasting variety. The flavor is a combination of sweetness with a tart edge that sets it apart from other plums. Freestone, Italian is often used for canning, drying, preserving, cooking, baking and deserts.

ng, drying, preserving, coking, baking and used as an ingredient of various desserts.            

 

Peach-Plum                                                                                                   

Peach Colored                     Snacking            Self-Pollinating                       Ripens in June           

Created on accident by a retired farmer, the Peach-plum is a unique and interesting hybrid of the white peach and Italian plum. This cross has a classic white peach flavor with tart plum finish. The flesh is smooth like a plum but colored more like a peach on the outside and has the flesh of a plum.

 

Plum-Cot                                                                                                       

Purple             Snacking, Baking                    Needs Pollinizer                     Ripens early July

The plumcot is a 50/50 cross between a plum and an apricot. It has a strong sweet and fruity flavor that is a true blend of its parents. The fruit is very sweet with 33% sugar. The true plumcot has a plum-like shape and outer skin but with a bright yellow/orange flesh much like the apricot.                       

 

Santa Rosa                                                                                                     

Reddish Purple       Snacking, All Else        Self-Pollinizing            Ripens mid-July                             

The versatile Santa Rosa is a favorite home and commercial variety. It produces a large crop of dark crimson fruit. It has a firm flesh pleasing traditional plum flavor. It's excellent for snacking or in preserves, jams, jellies. Also are good for canning and drying.                                                 

 

Satsuma                                                                                                         

Dark Red         Snacking, Canning                  Needs Pollinizer                     Ripens in mid-July      

The Satsuma is a close relative to the Santa Rosa. Its dark red skin almost matches the sweet and tart flesh in color. Flavor is rich and sweet. Great for canning and preserving.                                    

 

Stanley                                                                                                           

Purple               Snacking, Drying       Self-Pollinating           Ripens early September

The Stanley plum is very sweet in flavor. The skin is dark purple and inside is yellow. This freestone plum is exceptionally sweet in flavor making it a great candidate for drying and preserving.                                                                                                                                 

 

Peach

 

Elberta                                                                                                           

Red w/ Yellow                      All Purpose                   Self-Pollinating           Ripens mid-late July      

The very versatile Elberta is a peach-lovers favorite. The flesh is very juicy, firm and yellow in color. This freestone peach is ideal for canning or eaten fresh off the tree. Flavor is very sweet with notes of honey. The ripened fruit develops bright-red skin and sweet, golden flesh. Also features a very small pit-to-flesh ratio and tree tolerates heat.                                                                                             

 

Frost                                                                                                   

Yellow w/ Red                   Eating, Canning         Self-Pollinating                       Ripens Late July           

The Frost peach is a prolific producer and very hardy tree. As well as cold hardy, the tree is one of the most resistant to leaf curl. This freestone is very sweet and delicious to eat. The fruit is produced and ripens early following its showy pink blossoms in the spring.                                                                      

 

Red Haven                                                                                                     

Yellow w/ Red                    All Purpose         Self-Pollinating                       Ripens Late July

The Red Haven is an all-purpose, sweet and juicy peach. The tree blooms late to avoid a late frost resulting in the production of more fruit. Freestone, and almost fuzzless skin over firm, creamy textured yellow flesh. Great for canning or eating fresh.                                             

 

Reliance                                                                                                         

Yellow w/ Red            Canning, Snacking                  Self-Pollinating           Ripens early August

A great peach tree for Northern climates, the Reliance is one of the most cold hardy peach trees in the category. Peach size is medium to large in size and has a yellow, sweet flesh. Freestone                                                                                                                                  

Figs

Desert King                                                                                                    

Yellow green  Snacking, Drying   Self-Fertile  Ripens mid-summer and again in September

The strawberry colored flesh rich and very sweet. The Desert King's figs are larger than most other varieties, about the size of a lime and known for producing prolific early crops of large figs. The breba crop ripens in mid-summer, while the second crop ripens in September.  This variety does well in cooler climates and higher elevations.                                                                                                                             

Black Spanish                                                                                                

Dark Purple    Snacking, Preserves   Self-Fertile       June and again, July and September

The Black Spanish is well suited for Oregon's climate and has been grown here for many years. Fruit is very juicy, sweet and firm. It produces a reliable and large crop of fruit from July to September. Good for fresh eating, preserves and drying.                                                                                                                              

Brown Turkey                                                                                                

Purple brown   Snacking, Cooking    Self-Fertile     Ripens late spring and again, late summer

The Brown Turkey is a very versatile variety of fig. Can be used for fresh eating, drying, canning, cooking, baking, and preserves. Like most figs, it will do well in a well-drained decorative container or pot. Has brownish purple skin with brownish red flesh. When fully rip the flesh is very sweet and delicious to eat right off the tree.                                                                                                                                    

Olympian                                                                                                       

Purple green      Snacking, Cooking   Self-Fertile      Ripens late spring and again, late summer            

Winner of the 2014 Retailer's Choice Award at the annual FarWest Show, the Olympian Fig is an extremely cold hard, easy to grow and delicious when eaten fresh! It has very thin purple skin and delicious red flesh. Proven to be very hardy in the Pacific Northwest.                                                   

 

Peter's Honey                                                                                                

Pale Green   Snacking, Cooking     Self-Fertile    Ripens in May and again in October, November

Very interesting and striking fig with pale green skin with strawberry colored flesh. It produces a very honey-sweet, shiny, greenish yellow fruit when ripe. It's a superb variety for fresh off-the-tree eating is an extremely hardy variety.                                                                                                                              

 

Vern's Brown Turkey

Purple Brown    All Purpose  Self-Fertile      Ripens late spring and again, late summer 

The Vern's Brown Turkey has been proven to be very hardy in the Northwest. Much like the standard Brown Turkey, it is a great fig for eating, drying, canning, cooking, baking and preserves. Although the standard Brown Turkey is hardy for our area, the Vern's Brown Turkey is said to be a bit more cold tolerant.

 

*Please note, this is not a specific inventory list. These are varieties that we tyipically cary. Please call for specific availability 541-229-2267