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Here are some of our favorite varieties that we've grown and  sold over the years. 

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750 Route 18 Sugar Hill, New Hampshire 

(603) 823-8500

Located on Route 18, Franconia, NH


Just off Interstate I93

Exit 38N Franconia, NH and 39S Sugar Hill, NH off Interstate 93

 

Fruit Trees & Bushes - Certified organic grower

Heath's Specializes in Fruit Trees & Bushes for this climate zone 

(Please Note: Second year (to us, not the age of the tree or bush) or older nursery stock grown at Heaths is certified organic. First year (to us, also not the age of the tree or bush) is transitional stock. All are grown here without the use of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. Our root stock is sourced from Bailey Nurseries in MN. 



 

Apple Trees (Malus)​​

  • 'Beacon' Apple (Heirloom)

Bloom Date -  Early Season

Ripening Date - Mid-Late August

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Standard

Zone -  3-6


Developed at the University of MN in 1936, a juicy bright red, medium-sized apple that is wonderful for fresh eating. Flesh is mildly acid. Hardy, heavy bearing tree. Short storage life. (Malinda x Wealthy)


  • 'Cortland' Apple (Heirloom)

Bloom Date - Mid-late Season

Ripening Date - Late September

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Standard

Zone - 4-7


Developed in New York in 1915, Cortland is an older, well-know variety. Medium-sized and bright red with sprightly tropical flavor. White flesh holds its color well after being cute. Excellent for eating and cooking.

('Ben Davis x McIntosh')


  • 'Fireside' Apple (Heirloom)

Bloom Date - Mid-late Season

Ripening Date - Mid-October

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Semi-dwarf

Zone - 4-7


Developed by the University of MN in 1943, large, red striped fruit with a sweet, pleasant flavor. Excellent flavor good for fresh eating and stores well. One of the most popular apples in MN.

Resistant to cedar-apple rust.


  • 'Frostbite' Apple (Heirloom)

Bloom Date - Mid-late Season

Ripening Date - Late September/Early October

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

​Size - Standard

Zone - 3-7


Developed in Minnesota in 1936, Frostbite is a unique small apple with a very sweet, intense taste. Crisp but firm texture and juicy. Extremely cold hardy, it is an excellent variety for cold, northern regions. Great for cider or cooking. Parent to 'Keepsake' and 'Sweet 16', grandparent to 'Honeycrisp'.​​

 

  • 'Hat Trick' Apple Tree

Bloom Date -  Early-mid Season

Ripening Date - Late Aug/Late Sept

Pollination - Self-fruitful (3 varieties on one tree)

Zone - 4-7

 

Three outstanding apples on one tree. Budded and grown as an espalier, trained to grow flat against a wall, this apple tree will produce 'Honeycrisp' on the bottom, 'Sweet Sixteen' in the middle and 'Zestar' apples on top. Three different apples that take up no space at all. Easy picking. No other pollinator needed since 3 apple varieties are on one tree.


  • 'Hazen' Apple 

Bloom Date - Early Season

Ripening Date - Late August

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Semi-dwarf

Zone 4-6


Developed in North Dakota in 1980, Hazen fruit is large and dark red with juicy green-yellow flesh. Flavor is sweet, but mild, pleasant for fresh eating, cooking, and as a dessert apple. An annual bearer. A natural semi-dwarf tree growing to about 10 to 15 feet in height. Short storage life. Hardy variety. Does very well without spraying.


  • Honeycrisp' Apple

Bloom Date - Mid-Season

Ripening Date - Late September

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Standard & Semi-dwarf (both available)

Zone - 4-7

 

Developed in MN in 1991, an exciting apple that is exceptionally crisp and juicy. Flavor is sweet but well-balanced. Excellent storage life, up to 7 months. Has been rated equal to or higher in overall quality than 'Harlson', 'Honeygold' or 'Keepsake' in winter storage trials. Ripens in late September in MN and stores like a late season variety. Has become outstanding commercial and home orchard variety because of its explosive crispness, flavor and storage life. ('Keepsake' x unnamed seedling)

 

  • 'Macoun' Apple (Heriloom)

Bloom Date - Mid-Season

Ripening Date - Mid-October

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Semi-dwaf

Zone - 4-7


Developed in New York in 1923, aromatic, 'McIntosh'-type dessert apple. Medium sized, dark purple-red fruit. Flesh is white, firm and very high quality. Crisp texture and well-balanced flavor. Good for fresh eating. Fruit tends to drop when ripe. ('McIntosh x 'Jersey Black')


  • 'McIntosh' Apple (Heirloom)

Bloom Date - Mid-Season

Ripening Date - Late September

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Semi-dwarf

Zone - 4-7

 

Devolped in Ontario, Canada in 1870, a well-known old heirloom that has a sprightly flavor and a medium storage life. Nearly solid, bright red skin. Heavy bearer. Good for fresh eating and baking. Fruit tends to drop when ripe. ('Fameuse' x 'Detroit Red')

 

  • 'Northen Lights' Apple

Bloom Date - Mid-season

Ripening Date - Mid-September

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Semi-dwaf

Zone - 3-6


Developed in North Dakota in 1990, beautiful red apple with a striped color pattern. Large apple reaching 3" in diameter. Mild flavor good for fresh eating and cooking. Short storage life. Hardy. (Haralson x McIntosh)



  • 'Red Duchess' Apple (Heirloom)

​Bloom Date - Early Season

Ripening Date - Mid/Late August

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Standard

Zone - 4-7


Developed in Russia between 1750-1799, a red selection of 'Duchess of Oldenburg' (Originating from Russia). This is an old favorite that is very hardy, and produces medium to large, greenish yellow apples with bright red striping and splashes. It has russetted dots which are distinctive. The flesh is white, fine, firm and juicy. It is not a long term keeper, but is a good seasonal apple ripening in mid-August. Its fruit is tart and juicy and good for eating, but best for pies and sauces. The Red Duchess produces an abundance of fruit, and is an annual bearer. It will pollinate easily with most other apples. Vigorous, productive and spreading.


  • 'Red Prairie' Spy Apple (Heirloom) 

Bloom Date - Mid-Season

Ripening Date Late Sept/Early Oct

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Semi-dwaf

Zone 4-7


Developed in MN in 1940, a red selection of 'prairie Spy' that has better fruit adherence on the tree at maturity. Best for baking. Long-term storage apple. Very productive.


  • 'Winecrisp' Apple

Bloom Date - Mid-Season

Ripening Date - Early-mid October

Pollination - Requires pollinator

Size - Semi-dwaf

Zone - 4-7


Developed in Illinois in 1989, attractive medium size dark red apple with outstanding flavor. Cream-colored flesh is juicy and full spicy flavor.  Late variety prolongs the harvest season. Use for fresh eating and cooking. Very good storage life.  This apple has shown excellent resistance to scab.


  • 'Yellow Transparent' Apple (Heirloom)


Bloom Date - Early Season

Ripening Date - Late August

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Standard

Zone - 4-7


Developed in Russia in 1880, skin is clear yellow and the flesh is white. Precocious and productive tree. Best used for cooking. Heavy producer. Pick before maturity for better storage life. Scab Resistant.



Crab Apple Trees (Malus)


  • 'Centennial' Crab Apple

Bloom Date -Early-mid season

Ripening Date - Mid/Late August

Pollination - Requires Pollinator

Size - Standard

Zone - 3-7


Developed in MN in 1957. Large crabapple (1.75-2 inches). Red over orange in color. Excellent flavor for fresh eating. Short storage life. Hardy.


  • 'Dolgo' Crab Apple

Bloom Date - Early Season

Ripening Date - July to Early August

Pollination - Requires pollinator

Zone - 2-7


(For Flowers - Refer to Flowering Crab information listed below)


 Flowering Crab Apple Trees (Malus)


  • 'Dolgo' Crab Apple (Versatile - Ornamental Flowering & Fruit)

Mature Height - 35-40'

Mature spread - 25-30'

Shape - Open, wide-spreading

Flower - 2" Single, White

Fruit - Brilliant Crimson 1.5"

Zone - 2-7


This ornamental crab blooms early in the season with pink buds that open to fragrant white blooms. The large brilliant crimson fruits ripen in late summer for wonderful jelly with fine flavor and color.  One of the finest pollinators in the Malus family. Attracts birds and butterflies.


  • 'Indian Magic' Flowering Crab Apple

Mature Height - 15-20'

Mature Spread - 25-30'

Shape - Open, rounded

Flower - Single, deep pink 1.5" flowers

Fruit - Bright red, 3/4"

Zone - 4-7


Dark green foliage and beautiful fruit of glossy red that changes to golden orange. The fruit of this disease resistant crab persists all winter and attracts birds.  Attracts butterflies.


  • 'Kelsey' Flowering Crab Apple

Mature Height - 15-18'

Mature Spread - 15-18'

Shape - Upright, rounded

Flower - Double, pink 1"

Fruit - Purple, 4/5", persistent

Zone - 2-7


The purple-pink blooms of this Canadian crab have white markings at the base of each of its 16 petals. It bears bronze-green foliage and persistent, ark purple fruit. Attracts birds & butterflies.


  • 'Purple Prince' Flowering Crab Apple

Mature Height - 20'

Mature Spread - 20'

Shape - Open, wide-spreading

Flower - Single, red

Fruit - Maroon, 3/8"

Zone - 4-7


Outstanding rose-red blooms and maroon fruits. The purple-bronze foliage and bright flowers. This flowering crab matures quickly as a young tree this is one of the best purple-leaf crabs for the home gardener. Excellent resistance to scab, fireblight and cedar-apple rust. Attracts birds and butterflies

 

 

Plum Trees (Prunus)

 

  • 'Alderman' Plum (Burgundy Red) 

Mature Height - 10-15'

Bloom Date - Late April

Fruit Type - Clingstone

Ripening Date - Late August

Pollination - Requires pollinator

Zone - 4-8


Burgundy Red fruit. Excellent fresh or for preserves, soft and sweet. Bears fruit the second season after planting. Fruit is of large size and named after Professor W. H Alderman. Very attractive and valued as an ornamental. 'Superior', 'Toka' or 'Compass' make good pollinators.

 

  • 'La Crescent' Plum (Yellow)

Mature Height - 10-15'

Bloom Date - Late April

Fruit Type - Freestone

Ripening Date - Early August

Pollination - Requires pollinator

Zone - 4-8

 

Yellow plum, of high quality. Fruit is small to medium. Sweet and juicy. Excellent for fresh eating and jams. Vigorous grower.

 

  • 'Superior' Plum

Mature Height - 15-20'

Bloom Date - Early April

Fruit Type - Clingstone

Ripening Date - Late August

Pollination - Requires pollinator

Zone - 4-8


Red Plum - one of the best plums on the market. Large fruit with dark red skin. Good for fresh eating, jam and jelly. Flesh is yellow, sweet and juicy. Heavy bearing. Often sets fruit the first year. Use 'Toka' for pollination.


  • 'Toka' Plum

Mature Height - 15-20'

Bloom Date - Late April

Fruit Type - Clingstone

Ripening Date - Mid-August

Pollination - Requires pollinator

Zone - 3-8


Red Plum -  one of the best pollinators. Very hardy variety. A medium sized, richly flavored variety with beautiful apricot color.


 

Apricot Trees (Prunus)


  • 'Pioneer Chinese' Apricot

Mature Height - 10-15'

Bloom Date - Late April

Fruit Type - Clingstone

Ripening Date - Mid-July

Pollination - Self-Fruitful

Zone - 4-8


A late blooming apricot, ideal for higher elevations and climates prone to late spring frosts. Golden-yellow fruits have a reddish blush, and are sweet, firm and juicy. Trees bear young and heavily. Called a "Sweet pit apricot" as its pit is edible and tastes of almond. Self-fruitful, however yields improve with cross-pollination.


 

Cherry Trees (Prunus)

  • 'Evans Bali' Cherry

Mature Height - 15-20'

Bloom Date - Early May

Fruit Type - Sour

Ripening Date - August

Pollination - Self-Fruitful

Zone - 3-8

 

Deep dark red fruit 1" in diameter and excellent for baking and fresh eating. The fruit is much sweeter than other sour cherries. Extremely hardy buds.

 

  • 'Sweet Cherry Pie' - First Editions Eubank Cherry

Mature Height - 15'

Bloom Date - Early May

Fruit Type - Sour, dark red

Ripening Date - Mid-July

Pollination - Self-Fruitful

Zone - 3-7


This new sour pie cherry has the sweetest tasting cherries we've ever sampled, and although not quite for fresh eating like a 'Bing', they are fantastic for jams, jellies and pies. A great tree for the home orchard or commercial orchard.

 

 

Peach Trees (Prunus)


  • Contender Peach 

Mature Height - 12-15'

Bloom Date - Early May

Fruit Type - Freestone

Ripening Date - Mid-Late August

Pollination - Self Fruitful

Zone - 4-8

 

A freestone peach with bright yellow flesh. Matches 'Reliance' in cold hardiness and tolerance of spring frost. Sweet, extra-juicy fruit is an absolute delight for fresh eating, canning, baking, and freezing. Self-Pollinating. 'Contender' ripens mid-to-late August.

 

 

Pear Trees (Pyrus)

 

  • 'Golden Spice' Pear 

Bloom Date - Early May

Ripening Date - September

Pollination - requires pollinator

Zone - 3-7


A very hardy pear. The 1.75" fruit are a medium yellow, lightly blushed with dull red and ripen mid-season. Good for canning and spicing, fair for eating. 

 

  • 'Patten' Pear

Bloom Date - Early May

Ripening Date - Mid-September

Pollination - requires pollinator

Zone - 4-8


Fruit is of good size and quality. Very tender and juicy.  A good pollinator for most other pear trees.


  • 'Summercrisp' Pear

Bloom Date - Early May

Ripening Date - Mid-August

Pollination - Requires pollinator

Zone - 4-8


Recognized for many years as the hardiest pear from the University of Minnesota. Free of fire blight. An annual bearer. Fruit is pyriform in shape, Blooms early in May. The fruit should be harvested in mid-August when crisp and still green with a red blush. Fruit harvested at this time is sweet and crisp and may be stored up to 2 months. Use either 'Parker' or 'Patten' as pollinator. 


 

Raspberry (Rubus)

 

  • 'Fall Gold' Raspberry

Mature Height - 3-4'

Mature Spread - 3-4'

Fruit Color - Golden Yellow

Fruit Size - Extra Large

Ripening Date - August- Late September

Pollination - Self-Fruitful

Zone - 4-8


Ever-bearing raspberry. New golden yellow ever-bearing variety that produces two full crops each year. Spring crop and then a second crop July-August right up until a hard frost. Fruit is very sweet and juicy, firm, extra large conical berries are borne in large clusters. excellent for al purposes. Hardy, vigorous and very productive. Attracts butterflies.

 

  • 'Bristol' Black Raspberry

Mature Height - 3-4'

Mature Spread - 3-4'

Fruit Color - Black

Fruit Size - Large

Ripening Date - Late July

Pollination - Self-Fruitful

Zone - 4-8


Fruit is black and large with attractive, fairly glossy skin. Flesh is firm. Berries have excellent quality, good flavor and ripen in mid-season. Good for canning and freezing. Canes hardy and vigorous.  Attracts butterflies.


  • 'Souris' Raspberry

Mature Height - 3-4'

Mature Spread - 3-4'

Fruit Color - Red

Fruit Size - Medium

Ripening Date - July

Pollination - Self-Fruitful

Zone - 3-7


'Souris' is an improved red, Summer-bearing raspberry. Compared to the old standard 'Boyne', 'Souris' is slightly sweeter, more productive and has better spider mite resistance. Attracts butterflies.

 

 

Blueberry Bushes (Vaccinium) - Shorter Bush Varieties

 

  • 'Northblue' Blueberry

Mature Height - 3-4'

Pollination - Blueberries require pollinator (3+ varieties recommended)

Fruit Color - Dark Blue

Fruit size - Large

Zone - 3-8


Plants are short stature, growing to 3-4' in height. Fruit is dark blue, large and attractive with good blueberry flavor and a pleasing sugar to acid ratio. Glossy, dark green leaves turning to a deep bright red in fall. A good plant for the home gardener with winter climates similar to MN-St. Paul. Makes an ideal shrub for the home and landscape. Shown to be a reliable choice for home use in zone 3, but will produce larger yields in higher zones.

 

  • 'Northland' Blueberry

Mature Height - 3-4'

Pollination - Blueberries require pollinator (3+ varieties recommended)

Fruit Color - Dark Blue

Fruit Size - Small

Zone - 4-7


Fruit size is small, dark blue and has a wild berry flavor. Mature plants are 3-4' feet. 'Northland' has limber branches which do not break under heavy snow loads and adapts well to sub zero climate. Great for ornamental use. Low stature and spreading growth habit make it an attractive landscape plant. Foliage is beautiful throughout the growing season.

 

 

Blueberry Bushes (Vaccinium) -  High Bush varieties

 

  • 'Blue Crop' Blueberry

Mature Height - 4-6'

Pollination - Blueberries require pollinator (3+ varieties recommended)

Fruit Color - Blue

Fruit Size - Medium

Zone - 4-7

 

A mid-season blueberry. Considered by many to be the best all around variety for consistent yields, disease resistance, and high quality. It has an upright, open growing habit. One of the best garden blueberry varieties on the market today. Full Sun.

 

  • 'Blueray' Blueberry

Mature Height - 5'

Pollination - Blueberries require pollinator (3+ varieties recommended)

Fruit Color - Powder-blue

Fruit Size - Large

Zone - 4-7


Mid-season blueberry. A heavy producer of high quality large, power-blue berries with outstanding dessert flavor. The beautiful rose-pink flowers turn bright white in full bloom. Foliage turns a burgundy color in the fall. Does particularly well in areas with hot summer or very cold winters. Upright and open growing habit. Height 5'. Full Sun.


  • 'Jersey' Blueberry 

Mature Height - 5-6'

Pollination - Blueberries require pollinator (3+ varieties recommended)

Fruit Color - Dark Blue

Fruit Size - Small-Medium

Zone - 3-7


This variety is a favorite for home gardeners wanting an easy to grow, heavy producing late season variety The fruit is dark blue, small to medium in size, and very sweet in flavor. Excellent for baking. A reliable producer every year. Height 5-6'. Full Sun.


 

Grapes (Vitis)

  • 'St. Croix' Grape 

Pollination - Self-pollinator

Fruit Color - Bluish-Red

Fruit Size - Medium-Large

Harvest Time - Early Fall

Zone - 4-8


A sweet grape suitable for wine making. Medium to large dark blue berries are produced in medium sized bunches on highly productive vines. Matures in MN in late August. Vines need support from a trellis or fence.

 

  • 'St. Theresa' Grape

Pollination - Self-pollinator

Fruit Color - Purple

Fruit Size - Medium-Large

Zone - 4-9


Vigorous woody vine produces clusters of purple grapes which are mostly seedless. St. Theresa is an early season table grape with excellent flavor that will tolerate alkaline soils and can be used for juice or jellies. Wonderfully graces an arbor to add ornamental value along with its fruit. Vines need support from a trellis or fence.

 

  • 'Somerset Seedless' Grape

Pollination - Self-pollinator

Fruit Color - Deep Red

Fruit Size - Small

Zone - 4-8


A seedless table or juice grape with excellent flavor. Vigorous ad bears heavily small, tight clusters of small, deep red berries. Earliest high quality seedless, berries are edible at pink stage in August, but are sweeter and more flavorful if left to ripen to full red.


  • 'Bluebell' Grape

Pollination - Self-pollinator

Fruit Color - Blue-black

Fruit Size - Medium-Large

Zone - 4-8


A blue-black sweet grape, similar to 'Concord'. Ripens about two weeks earlier. Medium-Large clusters. Vigorous and hardy. Usually matures better than 'Concord' and is also hardier.



All of our nursery stock, including fruit trees & bushes, are grown at Heath's from bare-root stock. Which is sourced from Bailey Nurseries in MN. Our 2nd year fruit and older is certified organic.