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Apple Descriptions

Apple Information

The apples HIGHLIGHTED IN GREEN are currently available at our Stand and  for "Pick Your Own"

The apples HIGHLIGHTED IN RED are currently available for only "Pick Your Own"

The apples HIGHLIGHTED IN YELLOW are currently available at our Stand.

The apples HIGHLIGHTED IN GRAY are finished for the season.

Lodi - Early July

         The Lodi apple is 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 (making 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 and pie

Akane - Mid August

Crisp with a little tang; good for baking and eating; makes delicious dark pink apple sauce (cross between Johathan 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

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

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

Rome - Mid October

Good for baking and eating (slightly tart)

Red Fuji - Mid October

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

Braeburn - Late October

Crisp and mildly sweet; flavor is rich and aromatic

Grannysmith - Late October

Tart green apple; good for baking and eating

Pink Lady - Late November

Sweet-tart eating apple (Not available for "Pick Your Own")