Apple Varieties

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*Length of storage time is based on a refrigerated temperature of 38 degrees.

Gala

Sweet, Crisp
Average for Pies, poor for sauce
Pick early Sept, Refrigerate to mid Dec
good to mid Nov

HONEYCRISP

Sweet, Crisp, Good cooking
Pick early Sept
refrigerate about a month

#1 Selling apple

CORTLAND

Sweet Tart, Juicy, Tender,
Cooks up soft, great for sauce
Pick mid Sept, refrigerate to Nov
stays white after cutting

MCINTOSH

Sweet Tart, Tender
Excellent Sauce, Fair Baking
Pick early-mid Sept
Refrigerate to mid Nov

MCINTOSH

Sweet Tart, Tender
Excellent Sauce, Fair Baking
Pick early-mid Sept
Refrigerate to mid Nov

GOLDEN DELICIOUS

Sweet, Crisp, Very Good cooking, chunky sauce
Pick mid Sept, Refrigerate ’til Jan

“makes great no sugar added sauce”-Andy Lynd

JONATHAN

Tart, Crisp, High Acid level
Excellent Cooking, chunky sauce
Pick mid Sept, Refrigerate till Nov

“favorite for pies” – Penny Lynd

RED DELICIOUS

Sweet, Crisp
Poor for baking, good for Salads
pick late September, Refrigerate thru Dec

JONAGOLD

Sweet Tart, Crisp
Excellent All Purpose
Pick mid Sept, refrigerate thru Nov

PIXIE CRUNCH

Popular Sweet, Crisp, Small eating apple
Pick mid Sept, Refrigerate to November
A customer favorite, sells out fast!

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GOLDEN SUPREME

Sweet Tart, Crisp,
Cooks and tastes similar to Golden Delicious
Pick early-mid Sept.,
Refrigerate till Nov

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SWEET SIXTEEN

Juicy, crisp, Sweet  w/acidic tang
slight anise flavor
Excellent all purpose  (cooks with slight vanilla taste)
Picks early/mid September
Keep refrigerated 4-6 weeks

SUNCRISP

More tart than sweet, Crisp
Excellent apple for cooking!
Pick early/mid Oct, Refrigerate to March

“One of my favorite” -Mitch Lynd

MELROSE

SweetTart, Firm, Crisp, Very Large
Very good for cooking
Pick late Sept/early Oct, refrigerate to April
State Apple developed at OSU

AUTUMNCRISP

More sweet than tart, Excellent for sauce
Non-browning, pick mid Sept.

Refrigerate to Nov

ROME

More sweet than tart, crisp, large apple
Good cooking apple, great for dumplings
Pick mid October
Refrigerate to mid Jan

FUJI

Sweet, Firm eating apple—a favorite!
Excellent for salad, good for pie
Pick mid-late October
Refrigerate to June

GOLDRUSH

Tart, Excellent cooking
Highest Acid level, yet high in sugars
Pick late Oct, Refrigerate through May

“when picked, makes a Granny Smith pucker” Mitch Lynd

*Length of storage time is based on a refrigerated temperature of 38 degrees.

These apples are not available for Pick Your Own.
They are available in the Market.

SUNDANCE

Sweet Tart, Crisp
All purpose
Pick mid-late Oct, Refrigerate thru Jan
Honeycrisp lovers generally like this one!

ADAM’S PEARMAIN

Tart , Crisp, ‘Woodsy’ flavor
Cooks similarly to a Jonathan
Available mid-late September
Deb’s favorite for applesauce

MAIA Apples

Midwest Apple Improvement Association

*Not yet available for sale.

EVERCRISP 

Sweet like Fuji, Crisp like Honeycrisp, Keeps like Goldrush
Picks mid-late October
Keep refrigerated to June!

*CRUNCH-A-BUNCH

Tart, Excellent Cooking, High acid level, similar to Goldrush
Pick late September
Refrigerate to Feb.

*BAKER’S DELIGHT

Tart, Superb Cooking,
Complex flavor, Slow to brown when cut, 
similar to Goldrush  Pick early/mid September,
Refrigerate to early Nov.

*Length of storage time is based on a refrigerated temperature of 38 degrees.