Christ Orchard

Apple Varieties

applesIf you want a certain variety, it is best to call ahead to check the availability of the desired variety. The listing below is an approximate guideline of when the apples are ready. Please give us a call at 309-446-3324 before the designated harvest time so that we can let you know the best time to come. Also, this is only a partial listing of the apple varieties we grow. Please contact us to see what other varieties are available.

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Apple Varieties Description Harvest Eating Baking Sauce Storage
             
Early Crisp similar to Jonathon August good good good fair
Ginger Gold sweet/tart mid August good good good fair
Mollie's Delicious large mid August good good good fair
Gala sweet, hard late August excellent good fair good
Golden Supreme sweet, yellow September excellent good excellent fair
MacIntosh soft, mildly tart mid September good good excellent fair
Cortland sweet-tart, soft, white flesh mid September good good excellent fair
Jonathon tart, pies mid September excellent excellent excellent fair
Red Delicious sweet, good in salads mid September excellent fair poor fair
Honeycrisp juicy, crunchy, sweet mid September excellent poor fair good
Melrose sweet-tart, red late September good excellent good good
Yellow Delicious sweet late September excellent excellent excellent good
Jonagold Jon./Yellow Delicious cross late September excellent excellent excellent good
Mutsu sweet, large late September excellent excellent excellent good
Liberty tart, hard, excellent flavor late September excellent excellent fair good
Empire crisp, tangy early October excellent excellent excellent good
Chieftan sweet , crunchy mid October excellent good fair good
Fuji crunchy, sweet late October excellent good fair excellent
Granny Smith crunchy, tart late October excellent excellent fair excellent
Winesap tart late October good good fair excellent
Braeburn sweet-tart late October excellent good fair excellent
Blushing Gold solid, tart late October excellent excellent poor excellent
Gold Rush solid, tart late October excellent excellent poor excellent
Cameo crunchy, sweet late October excellent excellent poor excellent
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