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Fruit Trees ...

... we only started with evergreens!

Even though our name is Johnston’s Evergreen Nursery, we do carry a full line of landscape plants.

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Fruiting Apple Trees

Malus ‘Cortland’ CORTLAND SEMI-DWARF APPLE

(Zone 4) Dark red apple. White, crisp, juicy flesh with sweet flavor. Ripens late September. Excellent for eating and cooking. Best with any mid-late season pollinator, such as Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Haralred®, Honeycrisp, Liberty, McIntosh, Red Prairie Spy, SnowSweet®, Sweet Sixteen, Winecrisp™, and Yellow Delicious.  

 

Malus 'Granny Smith'  GRANNY SMITH APPLE

(Zone 5) Shiny green fruit with a tart flavor makes it perfect for baking!  Ripens early October.  Best with any late-season pollinator, such as Cortland, Haralred®, Red Delicious, Liberty, and Yellow Delicious.  From Australia, 1868.

 

Malus 'Hazen'  HAZEN APPLE

(Zone 3 to 6)  Large, dark red fruit with green-yellow flesh.  Ripens late August.  Requires little to no spraying.  Great for fresh eating and cooking.  Best with any early-season pollinator, such as Yellow Transparent and Zestar!  Developed in North Dakota in 1980.  From North Dakota, 1980.

Malus 'Liberty'  LIBERTY APPLE

(Zone 4)  Crisp and juicy apple with a long storage life.  Requires little to no spraying!  Selected for its resistance to apple scab and cedar-apple rust.  Best with any late-season pollinator, such as Cortland, Haralred, Red Delicious, and Yellow Delicious.  Ripens late September.  From New York, 1964.

 

Malus x Minnewashta PP11367  ZESTAR! SEMI-DWARF APPLE

(Zone 4)  Sweet-tart taste with a hint of brown sugar and is juicy with a light, crisp texture. Long storage capacity.  Excellent for fresh eating and cooking.  Best with any early season pollinator, such as Hazen, Royal Gala, and Yellow Transparent.  From University of Minnesota, 1968.

 

Malus ‘Red Delicious’  RED DELICIOUS SEMI-DWARF APPLE

(Zone 5) Most widely grown apple in the U.S. with striped to solid red fruit. Rich, sweet flavor. Flesh is light yellow. Fruit ripens mid-October. Best with any late-season pollinator, such as Cortland, Granny Smith, Haralred®, Liberty, and Yellow Delicious. An 1895 Iowa introduction.  

 

Malus ‘ Red McIntosh’  RED MCINTOSH DWARF APPLE

(Zone 4) Bright red medium-sized apple with excellent flavor and white fragrant flesh. Heavy producer and very reliable. Fruit ripens late September and tends to drop when ripe. All-purpose apple. Best with any mid-season pollinator, such as Cortland, Honeycrisp, Liberty, Red Prairie Spy, SnowSweet®, Sweet Sixteen, and Winecrisp™.

 

Malus 'Red Prairie Spy'  RED PRAIRIE SPY APPLE

(Zone 4)  A very productive variety of Prairie Spy with better fruit adherence and a long storage life.  Best suited for baking.  Best with any mid-season pollinator, such as Cortland, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Snowsweet, Sweet Sixteen, Winecrisp, and Yellow Delicious.  Ripens late September to early October.  From University of Minnesota, 1940.

Malus 'Wildung' PP19946 SNOWSWEET® APPLE

(Zone 4)  A crisp red apple with white flesh.  Great for fresh eating and baking.  Very clean variety that requires little to no spraying!  Slow to oxidize when exposed to air.  Best with any mid-season pollinator, such as Cortland, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Sweet Sixteen, Winecrisp, and Yellow Delicious.  Ripens mid-to late-September.  From University of Minnesota.

 

Malus 'Sweet Sixteen' (MN447 x Northern Spy)  SWEET SIXTEEN SEMI-DWARF APPLE

(Zone 4) This mid-season apple is a cross developed from the Northern Spy Apple.  Medium-sized, crisp, red striped fruit. Sweet flavor like cherry candy.  Good dessert apple that ripens mid to late September.  Fireblight resistant.  Best with any mid-season pollinator, such as Cortland, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Red Prairie Spy, SnowSweet®, Winecrisp™, and Yellow Delicious.  From University of Minnesota, 1978.

Malus 'Co-op 31' PP20437 WINECRISP™ APPLE

(Zone 4)  Red apple with green streaks and a long storage life.  Cream-colored flesh with spicy flavors.  Very clean variety that requires little to no spraying.  Best with any mid-season pollinator, such as Cortland, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Snowsweet, Sweet Sixteen, and Yellow Delicious.  From University of Illinois, 1989.

 

Malus ‘Yellow Delicious’  YELLOW DELICIOUS SEMI-DWARF APPLE

(Zone 4) Golden yellow fruit, white flesh, sweet, full, flavor. Ripens late September. Outstanding dessert quality. Self-pollinating!  Best with any mid-late season pollinator, such as Cortland, Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Haralred®, Honeycrisp, Liberty, McIntosh, Red Prairie Spy, SnowSweet®, Sweet Sixteen, and Winecrisp™.

 

Malus 'Yellow Transparent'  YELLOW TRANSPARENT APPLE

(Zone 3)  A productive variety with a long storage life.  Scab resistant and heavy bearing clean variety that requires little to no spraying.  Best with any early-season pollinator, such as Hazen and Zestar!  An 1880 Russian variety.


Fruiting Cherry Trees

Prunus ‘Black Tartarian’ BLACK TARTARIAN SEMI-DWARF SWEET CHERRY

 (Zone 5) A sweet cherry that is one of the earliest cherries to fruit. Bright purplish-black fruit. Medium size, heavy bearer. Requires another sweet cherry such as Stella as a pollinator.

Prunus ‘Lapins' LAPINS STANDARD SWEET CHERRY  

 (Zone 4) One of the largest sweet cherries that's resistant to cracking and browning.  Vigorous grower.  Self-fertile.  It makes a great pollinator for Stella, Black Tartarian, and Rainier.  Ripens in late July to August.

 

Prunus ‘Montmorency’ MONTMORENCY SEMI-DWARF SOUR CHERRY

(Zone 5) Sour cherry with large red fruit that is ideal for pies or preserves. Ripens mid July. Very productive. Self-fertile.

Prunus ‘Rainier’ RAINIER STANDARD SWEET CHERRY

 (Zone 5) Very large and beautiful fruit are firm and juicy.  Fantastic for fresh eating.  Requires a pollinator, such as Black Tartarian, Lapins, or Stella.  Ripens mid-to late-August.

 

Prunus ‘Stella’ STELLA SEMI-DWARF SWEET CHERRY

(Zone 5)  Sweet cherry with dark skin and flesh.  Large fruit that ripens in July.  Vigrous grower.  Seif-fertile.  Good pollinator for other sweet cherries such as Black Tartarian.

 

Fruiting Peach Trees

Prunus ‘Contender’ CONTENDER STANDARD PEACH

(Zone 4) A hardy variety suitable for northern climates because it's ability to tolerate spring frosts.  Bright yellow flesh.  Ripens mid-to late-August.  Freestone and self-fertile.  Disease resistant to bacterial leaf spot. 

 

Prunus ‘Polly’ POLLY SEMI-DWARF PEACH

(Zone 5) White juicy flesh, white with a red blush skin. Freestone. Self-fertile.

 

Prunus ‘Red Haven’ RED HAVEN STANDARD PEACH

(Zone 5) A wonderful peach with a red color over a yellow background.  Juicy, sweet, and great for desserts, canning, and freezing.  Freestone and self-fertile variety.  Resistant to bacterial leaf spot.  Ripens early August.

 

Prunus ‘Reliance’ RELIANCE SEMI-DWARF PEACH

(Zone 5) Bright yellow flesh, soft and juicy medium sized fruit. Freestone. Self-fertile.

 

Fruiting Pear Trees

Pyrus ‘Anjou’ ANJOU SEMI-DWARF PEAR

(Zone 5) Medium to large, yellow pear with white sweet flesh. Excellent for fresh eating and stores well. Ripens best off the tree. Requires any mid season pollinator such as Bartlett.

 

Pyrus ‘Bartlett’ BARTLETT SEMI-DWARF PEAR

(Zone 5) Large, golden-yellow pear. Excellent for canning or fresh eating. Usually bears at a young age. Very flavorful. Ripens late August to early Sept. Requires any mid season pollinator such as Moonglow, Duchess, or Bosc.  From a seedling found by chance in Berkshire, England.

 

Pyrus ‘Bosc’ BOSC SEMI-DWARF PEAR

(Zone 5) Golden-brown russeted skin and white, juicy flesh.  Slightly acidic flavor gives a sweet-spicy taste.  Great for fresh eating or cooking.  Requries a pollinator, such as Anjou or Bartlett.  Ripens September to October.  From France.

 

Fruiting Plum Trees

Prunus ‘Stanley’  STANLEY STANDARD PRUNE/PLUM

(Zone 5) Sweet flavor and firm texture on a classic prune/plum variety.  Football-shaped fruit.  Very good for fresh eating and dessert sauces.  Heavy bearer.  Self-fertlie, ripening early September.  From Europe, 1926.

 

   
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