Roaring Brook Nurseries
Retail & Wholesale Growers of Maine Nursery Stock
 

Roaring Brook Nurseries Inc.

Jim & Kristen Glazier
639 Gardiner Road
Wales, ME 04280

p: (207) 375-4884 (business hours)
f: (207) 375-8682 (24/7)

Fruit Tree and Berry Plants

Apple and pear trees
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Apples:

Semi-dwarf, mature height approx. 15’.  All varieties need a different variety to cross pollinate with. (7 gal. container size, trees are 5-6’) (B&B = balled and burlap in a wire basket, trees are measured by the trunk caliper size (1.50″ – 2″ in diameter) and are approx. 8-12’ and 6 year old trees that are of fruit bearing age.) Plant trees 15’-20’ apart to allow trees to fill out.

Macintosh apple McIntosh: Medium to large, bright red fruit has white, juicy flesh that is tart and spicy. Resists cedar-apple rust, drought and cold hardy. The most popular grown apple here in New England. A vigorous, highly productive variety excellent for fresh eating and cooking. Generally requires a spray program. Harvest mid to late September. Zone 4. (7 gal. $49.99) (Mature fruiting trees B&B $199.99)
Cortland apple Cortland: Medium sized, bright red fruit with white, crisp, juicy, slightly acidic flesh. Excellent for eating, cooking and freezing. Excellent cross pollinator with McIntosh Apple. Harvest mid to late September. Zone 4. (7 gal. $49.99) (Mature fruiting trees B&B $199.99)
Liberty apple Liberty: Medium to large, bright red fruit has yellowish, crisp, juicy flesh with a sprightly flavor. A very disease resistant variety. A hardy, vigorous, productive, annual bearer good for eating, cooking, canning and desserts. Long storage life. Bears fruit at an early age. Harvest late September. Zone 4 (7 gal. $49.99) (Mature fruiting trees B&B $199.99)
Freedom Apples Freedom: A great disease resistant variety that produces nice large red fruit. The flesh is crisp and juicy with a slight tart flavor. A very vigorous and productive tree and a mid-season bloomer Zone 4 (7 gal. $49.99) (Mature fruiting trees B&B $199.99 SOLD OUT)
Honeycrisp apple Honeycrisp: Very popular new variety. Excellent for eating, this mottled red over yellow fruit is very crisp, juicy and sweet. Outstanding for commercial or home orchards. Stores well. Harvest late September. Zone 4. (7 gal. $49.99) (Mature fruiting trees B&B $199.99)
Duchess apple Duchess: Medium to large, red fruit harvested early season; mid August. Bears fruit at an early age. Juicy, tender, tart flesh. Good for eating, pies, cider and sauces. Very hardy old antique variety. Zone 4 (7 gal. $49.99) (Mature fruiting trees B&B $199.99 SOLD OUT)
Wolf River apple Wolf River: An old favorite antique variety. Large pale yellow with red fruit blush. Fruit has a creamy white, tender, slightly mealy flesh. A long lived, hardy, productive tree resistant to disease. Good for baking, drying and desserts. Harvest mid to late September. Zone 4. (7 gal. $49.99) (Mature fruiting trees B&B $199.99)
Yellow Transparent apple Yellow Transparent: Skin is yellow and the flesh is white. A very hardy and productive tree. Ripens late August. Zone 3. (7 gal. $49.99)

Pears

Standard size, mature height of 12-18’. Requires a cross pollinator. Plant pears at least 10’ apart.

Bartlett Pear Bartlett Pear:medium to large, golden yellow fruit with a brownish-red blush is harvested early season; mid August through mid-September. Good for eating fresh, drying, canning or preserving . Bears at a young age. Requires a pollinator. Zone 5 (7 gal. $49.99)
Seckel Pear Seckel Pear: Small yellow-brown, russet red fruit harvested in September. Fine grained, juicy flesh is extremely sweet. Commonly called ‘Sugar Pear’. Known to be the best pear. Good for eating, baking, pickling, spicing and canning. Tree is rather a slow grower but very hardy and productive. (Not a good pollinator for bartlett) Zone 5 (7 gal. $49.99)
Bosc Pear Bosc Pear: An Old time French variety known as “the fruit of fruits”. Large, high quality, russet fruit. Cinnamon russet skin color. Good for fresh eating or canning. An excellent pollinator, especially for Bartlett Pear. Zone 5. (7 gal. $49.99)
Summercrisp pears Summercrisp Pear: Recognized as one of the hardiest pears and free from fire blight. Fruit should be harvested in mid-August when crisp and still green with a red blush. Fruit may be stored for up to 2 months. Use Parker or Patten as a pollinator  Zone 4 (Mature fruit bearing tree $199.99)
Parker Pear Parker Pear: Large, yellow -bronze fruit.  Fine grained, tender and juicy. Upright and vigorous grower. Pollinates well with Summercrisp & Patten. Zone 4 (Mature fruit bearing size $199.99)
Patten Pear Patten Pear: Fruit is of good size and quality. The yellow fruit is good of canning and cooking. Tender and juicy. Makes a good pollinator for many varieties of pears. Very disease resistant from fire blight. Zone 4 (Mature fruit bearing size $199.99)

Plums

Standard size, mature height of 15-18’. Requires a cross pollinator.

Superior Plum Superior Plum: Large, golden fruit maturing to deep red and has yellow juicy, sweet flesh. Good for fresh eating, jams, jellies and desserts. Hardy, fast growing. Bears fruit early. Good pollinator for Toka Plum. Harvest late August. Zone 4. (7 gal. $49.99)
Toka Plum Toka Plum: Medium to large, reddish-bronze fruit has yellow, firm flesh with a rich, spicy flavor. Good for eating fresh or canning. Vigorous, hardy, heavy bearer. One of the best pollinators. Harvest mid August. Zone 3. (7 gal. $49.99)
Stanley Prune Stanley Prune: Medium sized, dark blue fruit has yellow-green, firm, sweet flesh that is good for eating, baking, canning, or dried. A large vigorous tree. Heavy annual bearer. Does not require a pollinator. Harvest early September. Zone 4. (7 gal. $49.99)

Peach Trees

Standard size 15-18’, self pollinating

Reliance Peach Reliance Peach: Medium sized, yellow fruit with a dull red blush has yellow, soft, juicy, sweet flesh. Good for eating, canning or freezing. Vigorous. Bears fruit when young. Does not require a pollinator. Harvest in July. Zone 5. (7 gal. $49.99)

Cherry Trees

Standard size, mature height 15-25’

Bing Cherry Bing Cherry: Sweet Cherry. Large heart shaped, dark red to purple fruit mid June through early July. Firm, meaty, juicy flesh is good for fresh eating and canning. Requires a pollinator such as Stella. Zone 5. (7 gal. $49.99)
Stella Cherry Stella Cherry: Sweet Cherry that is self pollinating. Large dark red to black fruit that is harvested early July. Black, juicy flesh has a sweet flavor and is good for eating. Zone 5.
(7 gal. $49.99)
Dwf. North Star Cherry Dwf. North Star Cherry: Sour Cherry. Large, red fruit is harvested late June. Red, juicy, meaty flesh has a pleasant acidic flavor. Good for eating or canning. Vigorous and highly productive. Zone 4. (7 gal. $49.99)
Montmorcency Cherry Montmorcency Cherry: Most popular sour Cherry with large light red fruit. Snow white flower blossoms in the spring. Extremely winter hardy and heavy bearing. Great for baking pies. Zone 4 (7 gal $49.99)

High Bush Blueberries

Bushy fruiting plant that grows 4-6’. Space 4-6’ apart.

Bluecrop Blueberry Bluecrop Blueberry: Large, bright light blue fruit has good flavor for eating fresh, preserving or baking and freezing. Good ornamental appeal. Self-fertile, however, crops heavier with a pollinator. Harvest early July. Zone 4. (4 yr. 3 gal. $32.99)
Bluejay Blueberry Bluejay Blueberry: Large, blue fruit has a very sweet, slightly tart flavor. Good for the home gardener. Beautiful red foliage in the fall for ornamental appeal. Self-fertile, however, crop heavier with a pollinator. Harvest early July. Zone 4. (4 yr. 3 gal. $32.99)

Raspberries

Self pollinator.

Boyne Raspberry Boyne Raspberry: Medium, dark red fruit has a mild acid, sweet flavor good for eating fresh, jams,jellies, freezing and desserts.  hardy, productive, sturdy canes.  Summer bearing.  (2 gal. $12.99)
Killarney Raspberry Killarney Raspberry: Burgundy wine red berries with a sweet satisfying flavor. Grow great in colder climates. Medium sized berry, good for fresh eating, freezing and baking. (2. gal. $12.99)
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