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Apple varieties are listed by their general order of harvest although there is a large amount of overlap.
Lodi: Very Early season apple. The juiciness and tart flavor of the Lodi apples are best suited for making applesauce
Redfree: medium size summer dessert quality apple. Juicy, fairly crisp with mildly sub acid taste. Good for fresh eating, cooking and cider.
Williams Pride: medium size, summer dessert quality apple. Dark purple coloring over a pale yellow background. Good for fresh eating, sauce and cider.
Gala: very sweet, late summer-early fall apple. Pinkish red color is distinctive. Good for eating and an excellent addition to pies and crisps to add sweetness.
Ginger Gold-It has a crisp, cream-colored flesh with a sweet, mildly tart taste. The sweet apple also has a sharp flavor that provides a slight spiciness. Ginger Gold apples keep their shape when cooked, so they are great for tarts or pie apples. Make an early season apple sauce with a sweet and somewhat spicy flavor.
Golden Delicious- pale green to golden yellow in color, The flavor of these firm, crisp, white-fleshed apples vary: has a sweet-tart flavor that can be enjoyed fresh, but can be a baking apple.
Jonamac- Best of BOTH apples, Medium size, firm fruit with 90% dark red color over greenish background. Flesh firm, crisp, high quality with flavor similar to McIntosh.
Jonathan: tart, dark red apple, prized in the Midwest for its flavor and use in baking and cooking. Also good for cider
Sweet 16- Rosy red, crisp, juicy and sweet. Perfect fresh or baked into pies, crisps and cobblers
Honey Crisp: explosive crispness and taste. Considered by many to be the best of the eating apples. Color varies as does appearance.
AVAILABLE IN STORE ONLY- No U-Pick
Bella: Sweet, Juicy & crisp. This apple is great fresh eating or for making desserts.
Liberty: a red eating apple similar to the McIntosh but better for cooking. Good also for sauce and cider.
McIntosh: red eating apple, slightly tart, excellent for sauce and cider. #1 apple in the northeast United States.
Jonafree- Medium size, bright red, fully or nearly fully colored. Flavor is Jonathan-like, but less acid.
Empire: a McIntosh-red delicious cross which takes the best qualities of both. Highly prized in the northeast. Dark red with a creamy flesh. Eating, cooking and cider.
Early Fuji: Crisp, good keeping, sweet-tart apple, considered by many to be one of the best eating apples.
Red Delicious: discovered in Iowa, this dark red shiny apple has set the standard for years in terms of an eating apple. Not for use for other purposes.
Pinova: beautiful apple, yellow with pink blush. Duchess of Oldenburg and Cox Orange Pippin cross. Great taste!
Jonagold: Jonathan-golden delicious cross. Slightly tart with crisp taste. Great flavor, good in storage.
Chieftain: Jonathan, red delicious cross developed in Iowa. Best qualities from both varieties. Iowa’s true apple.
Enterprise: large glossy red apple. Very crisp, excellent for eating
Mutzu: a Japanese golden prized for its excellent flavor. Appearance varies but always crisp.
Granny Smith: the ultimate tart apple. Green and crisp. An excellent keeper. Great for eating and baking.
Done Picking for the 2018 season