Apple Cultivars

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Parentage of Apple Cultivars

Disease-Resistant Apple Cultivars

Red Color Development in Apples

Apple Fruit Shapes

How Apple Fruit Size is Determined and Affected

What is a Strain of Apple?

Choosing the Right Cultivar to Plant

Apple Cultivar Selector Tool - this site is a collaborative effort between institutions across the U.S. and is the result of many years of variety trials.

Apple Identification - Need help identifying the trees you already have? The Seattle Tree Fruit Society have put together a site to help you. Please note that conditions in Washington may be quite different than the growing conditions of your region.

Hard Cider Production

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Apple Rootstocks

  • All about understanding and choosing the right rootstock

Apple Cultivars

  • Characteristics, descriptions, and how to choose the best to grow and eat

Establishing an Apple Orchard

  • Buying and planting trees

Managing Apple Trees and Orchards

  • Insects, diseases, wildlife and other challenges

Propagating Apple Rootstocks and Trees

  • Grafting, budding, tissue culture, and all about how rootstocks are developed

Regional Resources

  • Links to apple information specific to your area


This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.