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14 Varieties for Picking from Late August through November

Liberty Apple Orchard

​Gala:

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

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

Blondee:

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

Jonathan:

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

McIntosh:

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

Uses: Suitable for cooking and eating fresh

Empire:

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

Cortland:

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

Liberty:

Fine textured, crisp and juicy.  Rich complex flavor. 

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

Fuji:

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

Ultragold:

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

Braeburn:

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

Uses: Considered to be one of the best eating apples

Enterprise:

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

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

Candycrisp:

A large, very sweet golden apple with a pink blush

Uses:  excellent for eating, baking

Goldrush:

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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