Apple Descriptions

HIGHLIGHTED IN GREEN

Currently available at our Stand and for "Pick Your Own"

HIGHLIGHTED IN RED

Currently available for only "Pick Your Own"

HIGHLIGHTED IN YELLOW

Currently available at our "Stand"

HIGHLIGHTED IN GRAY

finished for the season

Lodi - Early July

            The Lodi apple light green in color and has been described as an early            season, summer apple, and also as a cooking apple. The cultivar has also been described as suitable for saucing (applesauce). Tart apple : Good for sauce & pies. Cooks up fast (cracks if not kept cold)

Paulared - Mid August

            First eating and baking apple, sweeter than Lodi and Earligold. Makes great tasting pie. (McIntosh type apple)

Earligold - Mid August

            Less tart than Lodi. Good for sauce & pie.

Akane - Mid August

            Crisp with a little tang. Good for baking and eating. Makes delicious dark pink apple sauce (cross between Jonathan and Worcester Permain)

Gala - Early September

            Crisper and sweeter than Akane. Good eating and baking apple. (cross between Golden Delicious and Kidd's Pippin)

Honeycrisp - Mid September (Not available for PYO at this time)

            Firm and predominantly sweet eating apple : good for sauce

McIntosh - Early September 

            A soft apple for eating and baking : sweet tasting

Cortland - Mid September

            Great Baking and eating apple : Sweeter than McIntosh

Red Delicious - Mid September

            Popular eating Apple

Golden Delicious - Mid September

            Popular baking and eating apple.

Empire - Late September

            Good eating apple. stays firm when baked(cross between McIntosh and Red Delicious

Jonagold - Late September

            Great eating and also for baking (cross between Jonathan and Golden Delicious

Crispin (Mutsu) - Mid October

            Excellent dessert and processing qualities (cross between Golden Delicious and Indo)

Idared - Mid October (not available for PYO)

            The Idared has white flesh with a firm body, and generally considered to be tart and juicy. It is very well suited for making apple sauce, pies and cakes (cross between Jonathan and Wagner)

Rome - Mid October

            Good for baking and eating (slightly tart)

Fuji - Mid October

            Firm, crisp and sweet eating apple (cross between Ralls Janet and Red Delicious)

Braeburn - Late October

            Crisp and mildly sweet tart : flavor is rich and aromatic

Grannysmith - Late October

            Tart Green apple : Good for baking and eating

Pink Lady - Late November (Not available for PYO)

            Sweet-tart eating apple and very crisp