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Know your APPLES!

Our Apple Varieties and their best uses.

Apple Variety

Description

 

Availability Begins

Where Available

 

   

 

   

 

Braeburn

Mild, sweet, crips, ALL Purpose

 

Mid-Late Oct.

PYO & Mkt

 

Cortland

Mild, tender-all purpose

 

Mid-Sept

PYO & Mkt.

 

Empire

Mild, Firm-All Purpose

 

Mid-Sept.

PYO & Mkt.

 

Fugi

Sweet, juicy, firm apple-All Purpose

 

Mid-Late Oct.

PYO & Mkt.

 

Gala

Firm, juicy, sweet-All Purpose

 

Early-Mid.

PYO & Mkt

 

   

 

Sept.

 

 

Gold Blush

Gold Delicious w/blush

 

Mid-Late Oct.

PYO

 

Greening

Tart, firm-All Purpose

 

Mid-Late Sept.

Market Only

 

Ida Red

Tangy, firm-All Purpose

 

Early-Mid.

PYO & Mkt

 

   

 

Oct.

 

 

Jonagold

Slightly tart, crisp-All Purpose

 

Early October

PYO & Mkt

 

Jonalicious/Holly

Crisp, sweet yet tart-All Purpos

 

Mid-Late Sept.

PYO & Mkt

 

Jonamac

Firm, finely textured-All Purpose

 

Early Sept.

PYO & Mkt

 

Jonathan

Firm, slightly tart-All Purpose

 

Mid-Late Sept.

PYO & Mkt.

 

McIntosh

Slightly tart, tender apple-All Purpose

 

 

Early Sept.

PYO & Mkt.

 

Macoun

Mild, medium firm-All Purpose

 

Late Sept.

PYO & Mkt.

 

Melrose

Sweet-All Purpose

 

Early Oct.

Market Only

 

Mollies Delicious

Crisp, sweet, mild-All Purpose

 

Late Aug.

Market Only

 

Mutsu/Crispin

Sweet, yellow/green, firm

 

Mid Oct.

PYO & Market

 

Paula Red

Slightly tart-All Purpose

 

Mid-Late Aug.

Market Only

 

Red Delicious

Sweet, mellow-eating & Salads

 

Early Oct.

PYO & Mkt

 

Rome Beauty

Slightly tart, hard-All Purpose

 

Mid-Late Oct.

PYO & Mkt.

 

Spurgold-blush

Crunchy, tart, mild-All Purpose

 

Late Oct.

PYO & Market

 

Stayman

Mild, wine-flavored-All Purpose

 

Mid. Oct.

PYO & Mkt.

 

Winesap

Tart, wine-flavored-All Purpose

 

Mid. Oct.

PYO & Mkt.

 

COMING SOON

(Still Growing)

 

   

 

 

Summer Rambo

Sweet, Juicy, Firm (Early Fugi)

     Mid.Aug.

 

 

 

 

Dandee Red

tart, crisp-All Purpose

 

Mid.Aug.

 

 

Sept. Wonder Fugi

Slightly Tart- All Purpose

 

Mid-Sept

 

 

   

 

   

 

  Varieties are listed alphabetically

 

Blue Jay Orchards

125 Plumtrees Rd ~ Bethel CT 06801

203-748-0119

www.BlueJayOrchardsCT.com

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AUGUST