Apples

These are the varieties of Michigan apples we grow, listed in the order that they become available. Many are available for several months after they are harvested, so check this page or our home page often to see our inventory.

If the apple icon is in color, then that variety is available now!

If you can’t find one you like here, you don’t like apples!!

Lodi (Transparent) -- Late July

A tart summer apple used mostly for sauce. Ready in mid to late July.

Paulared -- Mid to Late August

Crunchy and sweet/tart, Paulareds are great for fresh eating, sauce and desserts.

Zestar! -- Late August

A great new apple with a zesty sweet/tart flavor. Wonderful for fresh eating and baking!

Gingergold -- Late August

A crisp pale green apple with a mildly spicy flavor. Great for fresh eating and excellent for baking!

Early Blaze -- Early to Mid September

A mildly tart baking apple that makes great pies and desserts.

Wealthy --  -- Early to Mid September

An old fashioned variety that is a favorite of many for sauce.

Graham Spy -- Early to Mid September

An early, sweeter spy that makes wonderful pies, sauce and desserts using half the sugar that you usually use! Great for dried apple slices!

McIntosh -- Early to Mid September

A sweet/tart apple that makes a great smooth applesauce. It has been a favorite for many years!

Talman Sweet -- Early to Mid September

An apple variety that has been around for many years. It is very sweet and great for cooking.

Gala -- Early to Mid September

A favorite for fresh eating! It's distinct orange and yellow color is only matched by it's sweet and crunchy taste!

Honeycrisp -- Early to Mid September

Explosively CRISP! This one is so crisp and juicy once you try it, you'll soon be back for more! A large apple with a distinct sweet flavor all it's own.

Cortland -- Late September

An excellent baking apple with a unique tart flavor. Great for sauce and salads too!

Empire -- Late September

Crunchy and tart! This one is a favorite for lunches and fresh eating, but also is great for baking. A cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh.

Jonagold -- Late September

This cross between Jonathon and Golden Delicious is becoming a favorite for fresh eating and baking because of it's excellent flavor! A sweet/tart apple that will make your mouth water!

Jonathon -- Late September

The sweet/tart flavor of the old fashioned Jonathon is hard to beat! It makes great baked apples and apple dumplings because it holds it's shape when baked.

Red Delicious -- Early to Mid October

For many years this has been the number one apple in the U.S. for fresh eating and salads. Crunchy, with a mildly sweet flavor.

Golden Delicious -- Early to Mid October

Another old favorite that can't be beat for fresh eating and baking, this bright yellow apple is as pretty as it is tasty!

Fuji -- Early to Mid October

Crunchy and sweet, this is a wonderful apple for fresh eating!

IdaRed -- Early to Mid October

Excellent for pies, sauce and crisps, the mildly tart flavor adds "zip" to any recipe. Keeps very well.

Northern Spy -- Mid to Late October

"Spys for pies" is an old saying that still holds true today! The premium baking apple that can't be imitated.

Rome -- Mid to Late October

This baking apple has a mild, sweet flavor. It makes a pretty pink sauce and is great for apple dumplings & pie too.

Mutsu -- Mid to Late October

Big and yellow, this cross between Golden Delicious and Indo has a spicy flavor and keeps all winter!

Cameo -- Late October

Sweet, tart flavor with a crunch that never quits. White flesh that doesn't brown, great for salads!

Granny Smith -- Late October

If you like your apples tart, you'll love this green apple from New Zealand. It stays crunchy and developes a "pineappley" flavor over time. Also makes great pies!