Apple varieties including traditional hard cider and crab-apples which can be used for hard-cider.
Arkansas Black is an unusual and attractive apple, used as a winter apple after maturing in a cold store.
Cider apple trees
A traditional French bittersweet cider variety, with some resistance to fireblight.
A popular traditional French hard cider variety.
Bramley is the essential English cooking and sharp cider apple, famous for its rich tangy acidity.
A traditional English bittersweet cider apple.
Brown's Apple is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a sharp juice.
A mid-season apple variety with a good flavor, and good for juicing.
One of the world's great cooking apples, Calville Blanc is a French variety with a spicy tangy flavor.
Crab apple trees
A large-fruited cold-hardy crab-apple.
Chisel Jersey is a traditional English hard cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.
A hard-cider apple variety from Spain.
Dabinett is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.
A traditional French bittersharp cider apple variety.
Ellis Bitter is a traditional and popular English cider apple, producing a bittersweet juice.
Frequin Rouge is one of the most important of the traditional French hard-cider apple varieties.
A large-fruited red-fleshed crab apple, useful for cider blends.
A bittersharp cider apple variety, found at the USDA repository at Geneva, but probably of English origin.
Golden Russet is an antique apple from New York, considered the best-flavored of American russets.
GoldRush is a modern disease-resistant apple, like Golden Delicious but with a better tart/sweet balance. It is also one of the best new hard-cider varieties.
Harrison is a traditional American cider apple, noted for its excellent juice quality.
Harry Masters Jersey is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.
Herefordshire Redstreak is an old English cider apple variety which produces a bittersharp juice.
Also known as Virginia Crab, Hewe's Crab is considered one of the best varieties for cider.
A large yellow russeted apple with an excellent sweet flavor.
James Grieve is the classic Scottish cooking apple. It can also be eaten fresh, and is excellent for juice.
Jonagold is a high quality American apple, with a good balanced sweet/sharp flavor.
A popular Arkansas variety with a rich southern flavor.
Kingston Black is one of the premier English cider varieties and produces a bittersharp juice.
A small highly flavored variety from France, where it is known as Api. Thought to be very old.
A traditional English bittersweet hard-cider variety.
Medaille d'Or is a traditional French cider variety, which produces a full bittersweet juice.
A high-quality traditional French bittersweet cider apple.
Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.
A very old French bittersweet cider variety.
An old French bittersweet cider variety.
In use since the 18th century, Newtown Pippin is a versatile American apple with a good aromatic flavor.
Porter's Perfection is a 19th century English cider variety producing a bittersharp juice.
An unusual crab-apple, related to two mainstream apples, and best considered a bittersharp cider apple.
Roxbury Russet is probably the oldest apple variety originating from North America.
Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.
An English cider apple variety producing a very high-quality bittersweet juice.
A traditional English bittersweet cider apple from the town of Stembridge in Somerset.
A traditional English cider apple producing a bittersharp juice.
A traditional English cider variety, producing a sweet juice.
A traditional French bittersweet cider variety.
Wickson crab is a popular crab apple variety which is also useful in cider blends.
A good quality American apple variety named for its faint banana-like flavor.
Yarlington Mill is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.