Although there are more than 7,500 varieties of apples worldwide, following are 8 of the top 9 varieties of apples grown in Washington state that we grow. The most famous apple, the Red Delicious, represents 30% of apples grown in the state, but accounts for 43% of apples exported to other countries. In our area, fuji's are the fav! (Plus, they store much longer!)
Click on each apple to learn more about it, and it's use.
There are over 3,000 known pear varieties grown around the world, but only a handful of heirloom varieties have been carefully cultivated into the juicy, delicious fruit known as Northwest-grown USA Pears. Each has a distinctive character, texture, and flavor. Try them all to find your favorites!