Recommended Fruit Trees for the Puget Sound

G.A. Moulton & J. King

WSU-NWREC, 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Varieties are listed in approximate ripening order. Tastes in fruit vary with the individual, so these varieties include some of the best from our trials but many others can be grown successfully in our Puget Sound climate.

APPLES

Zestar
Sunrise
Silken
Gravenstein/Red Gravenstein
Akane
Alkmene
Marshall Mac
Honeycrisp
Jonamac
Sansa
Tsugaru Homei
Regal Gala (Fulford)
Cox’s Orange Pippin
Elstar/Elista (red Elstar)
Karmijn de Sonnaville
Spartan
Jonagold strains
Rubinette
Beni Shogun Fuji
September Wonder Fuji
Melrose
Redcort
Empire, Royal
Boskoop, Red
Ashmead’s Kernel
Shizuka
Millenium (NY 460)
Mutsu
Braeburn, Hillwell

SCAB-IMMUNE APPLES

Pristine
Williams’ Pride
Prima
Dayton
Releika
Rajka
Liberty
Belmac
Goldstar

PEARS

Stuttgarter Gieshirltle
Clapp’s Favorite/Red Clapp’s
Orcas
Rescue
Bartlett
Seckel
Blake’s Pride
Honeysweet
Comice
Concorde
Conference
Bosc

ASIAN PEARS (NASHI)

Hamese
Shinseiki
Kosui
Mishirasu
Chojuro
Yoinashi
Atago

PEACHES

Harken
Redhaven
Starfire
Frost
HW 272
Blazingstar
Redstar
Contender

NECTARINES

Hardired

PLUMS

Methley
Beauty
Shiro
Early Laxton
Imperial Epineuse
Obilnaja
Hollywood
Richards’ Early Italian
Seneca
Mirabelle
Victoria
Longjohn
Victory
Valor
Stanley
Schoolhouse
Vision

CHERRIES

Early Burlat
Hartland
BlackGold [SF]
WhiteGold [SF]
Kristin
Angela
Bing
Rainier
Lapins [SF]
Vandalay [SF]
Sweetheart [SF]
Tehranivee [SF]
Hudson
Surefire (tart pie cherry, [SF])
Montmorency (tart pie cherry,[SF])

[SF = self fruitful, needs no pollinator]

APRICOTS

Puget Gold
Westley

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