North Carolina Apple Varieties






Alexander's Ice Cream     Mecklenburg NC
Aunt Sally     Varying references for Alleghany, Yadkin, and Mecklenburg NC
Bald Mountain     Macon, Jackson, and Cherokee NC
Beecher     Macon NC
Bryson's Seedling     Jackson NC
Buff     Haywood NC

Camack's Sweet

    Macon NC
Coble's Wilder   Julian Guilford NC
Coe   Greensboro Guilford NC
Coffey Seedling     Caldwell NC
Cullasaga 1830   Macon NC
Dula's Beauty   Lenoir Caldwell NC
Edwards 1869   Chatham NC
Foust     Guilford NC
Gragg 1860   Caldwell NC
Great Unknown 1858   Macon NC
Hall 1800   Franklin NC
Harper's Seedling     Forsyth NC
Harris     Rockingham NC
Hollow Log     Rutherford NC
Horse 1820   Attributed to Nash County, but is suspect NC
Hunge 1800   Described at the NC American Pomological Society meeting as "an old North Carolina variety," but was listed by a Norfolk, Virginia, nursery in 1805 NC
Junaluska 1820   Cherokee NC
Keener Seedling   Newton Lincoln NC
King Tom     Attributed to NC, but may be of South Carolina origin NC
Lacy   Monroe Union NC
Lewis Green     Watauga NC
Magnum Bonum 1828   Davidson NC
Mattamuskeet     Wake NC
Morgan's Christmas 1880 Otter Creek Rutherford NC
Nickajack     Macon NC
North Carolina Keeper     Davidson NC
Notley Pippin, No. 1     An 1863 Pennsylvania nursery catalog attributes the origin of this apple to North Carolina. This apple appears to be identical to Gloria Mundi NC
Perkins     Burke NC
Potts 1900   Brushy Mountain area NC
Queen of the South 1860   Originated about ten miles south of Greensboro NC
Red Cheese     County unknown. Sold by NC nurseries from 1853 - 1902 NC
Royal Limbertwig     Carteret NC
Sally Gray     Eastern NC NC
Smith Seedling     Stokes NC
Sparger   Mt. Airy Surry NC
Stafford's Pippin     Alamance NC
Summer King 1807   County unknown NC
Summer Limbertwig   Greensboro Guilford NC
Summer Orange     Chatham NC
Tanner's Winter     Granville NC
Taylor Sweet 1880   Yancey NC
Tony Apple 1880   Iredell NC
Tucker Everbearing   Fayetteville Cumberland NC
White Bausel     Ashe NC
This information is drawn from:
Calhoun, Creighton Lee. Old Southern Apples. United States: McDonald & Woodward Publishing Company, 1995.
Calhoun, Creighton Lee. Old Southern Apples: A Comprehensive History and Description of Varieties for Collectors, Growers, and Fruit Enthusiasts, 2nd Edition. United States: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2011.