Expected Ripening Schedule:

August 20, 2017

Gone for the season

Gone for the season

Gone for the season

September 5, 2017

September 1, 2017

September 13, 2017

September 6, 2017

October 1, 2017

October 6, 2017

October 10, 2017

October 10, 2017

October 18, 2017

13 Varieties for Picking from Late August through November


Sweet/tart with firm texture.  Bright red color 

Uses:  Eating, baking - an apple butter favorite


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

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


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

Uses: Suitable for cooking and eating fresh


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


Crisp, juicy, tart off the tree - mellows with storage.  Chosen by McDonalds for their Happy Meal. 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


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


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

Uses: Considered to be one of the best eating apples


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

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


A large, very sweet golden apple with a pink blush

Uses:  excellent for eating, baking


A Golden Delicious variety - 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)

Granny Smith:

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

Uses:  Baking, eating - great with caramel dip!

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