8308 Kuhn Station Rd, Edwardsville, IL 62025

 Phone: 618.659.9217                                                                                                                                                        Email:  J5fourj@GMAIL.COM

18 Varieties for Picking from Late August through November

No "Field Access" or parking fee.  Pay only for what you pick at our family orchard! 

Liberty Apple Orchard

Expected Start

of Ripening Schedule:

Gone for the season

Gone for the season

August 27

In Farm Market 

September 4

September 10

September 11

September 10

October 5

October 9

Early October






Late October

Early to Late October


Very sweet with a lively kick; crisp firm and juicy.

Uses: A favorite for eating out of hand, also for pies and sauce


Bright yellow apple with a sweet/tart crunch  
Uses: Delightful and distinctive eating apple


Sweet/tart with firm texture.  Bright red color 
Uses:  Eating, baking - an apple butter favorite 


A favorite for decades, "Macs" have a tart flavor and tender white flesh. 

Uses: Suitable for cooking and eating fresh


Crisp, juicy, tart off the tree - mellows with storage.  Includes McIntosh in its parentage, but sweeter.  Similar to Jonathan.

Uses: Eating, sauce, pies, baking and salads


A large red apple over snow white flesh.  Very juicy and mildly tart.  Will not turn brown when used in salads

Uses:  Eating, salads, baking


Fine textured, crisp and juicy.  Rich complex flavor. 

Uses:  Eating, pies, sauces.  One of the best for pies and apple butter

Fuji ("September Wonder"):

Very sweet and aromatic flavor off the tree, grows in richness after picking.  Crisp and juicy.  One of the best for storage.

Uses: Eating, salads, pies, baking, freezing


Bright and crisp, Ultragold is beautifully sweet and consistently rated as one of the finest culinary apples


Rich sweet/tart combination.  Very crisp, firm, and juicy.

Uses: Considered to be one of the best eating apples


Good 'n' juicy!  Sweet, tropical and fruity - some say like Juicy Fruit gum!
Uses:  Fresh eating​


Spicy aromatic flavor with mild tartness; flavor grows with storage. Outstanding storage capabilities.

Uses:  All purpose apple for eating, baking, sauces, juice/cider


Very sweet with a crispness like Honeycrisp only firmer

Known for storability
Uses:  Fresh eating, salads, baking


A large, very sweet golden apple with a pink blush

Uses:  excellent for eating, baking

Fuji ("Super Red"):

Sweet, crisp and juicy!  Fruit has a rich, deep, scarlet color that is gorgeous in salads.  Will keep for months in proper storage.

Uses: Fresh eating, salads, baking, freezing


Tart off the tree, becomes sweeter with storage while maintaining its sprightliness and crunch.

Uses:  Eating, sauce, pies, apple butter and juice/cider (especially in combination with Enterprise)

Pink Lady:

An excellent Australian dessert apple - sweet/tangy with a floral, honey finish
Uses:  Fresh eating, baking, salads (does not brown quickly) 

Granny Smith:

Very tart and crisp.  this bright green apple is a late season favorite.

Uses:  Baking, eating - great with caramel dip!