Christ Orchard

Apple Varieties

apples* = varieties available for U-Pick
Due to limited quantities and the layout of our orchard, we are only able to offer U-Pick of varieties with asterisk.
Harvest can vary! Please call to confirm: (309) 446-3324

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Apple Varieties Description Harvest Eating Baking Sauce Storage
Lodi tart (call to place order) early July poor fair excellent poor
Early Crisp similar to Jonathon mid August good excellent good fair
Ginger Gold sweet/tart mid August excellent excellent good fair
Zestar! simliar to Honeycrisp mid August excellent good fair good
Blondee sweet, crunchy mid August excellent good good good
Gala* sweet, crunchy late August excellent good good good
Golden Supreme sweet/tart early September excellent excellent excellent fair
Honeycrisp juicy, sweet w/ a tang early September excellent good good good
Jonathon* mostly tart, firm September good excellent excellent fair
Cortland* sweet-tart, soft, white flesh mid September good good excellent fair
MacIntosh* sweet/tart, soft mid September good good excellent fair
September Wonder* very sweet, early Fuji mid September excellent good fair excellent
Liberty* tart, crunchy mid September excellent excellent good good
Empire crisp, tangy mid September good excellent excellent good
Red Delicious* sweet, good in salads mid September excellent fair fair fair
Yellow Delicious* sweet October excellent excellent excellent good
Jonagold* sweet/tart, all purpose October excellent excellent excellent good
Chieftan* sweet , crunchy mid October excellent good fair good
Cameo* mostly sweet, crunchy mid October excellent excellent fair excellent
Mutsu mostly sweet, large mid October excellent excellent excellent good
Pinova* sweet w/ tang, firm mid October excellent excellent good good
Melrose* sweet/tart, firm mid October excellent excellent excellent good
Suncrisp* tangy, crunchy mid October excellent excellent good good
Braeburn tart, crunchy mid October excellent good fair good
Blushing Gold* tart, crunchy mid October excellent excellent good good
Evercrisp sweet, Fuji/Honeycrisp cross late October excellent good good excellent
Fuji* very sweet, crunchy late October excellent good good excellent
CandyCrisp very sweet, crunchy late October excellent good good excellent
Granny Smith* very tart, hard late October good excellent good excellent
Winesap* tart, hard late October good excellent good good
Winecrisp Sweet/tart, hard late October excellent excellent good excellent
Red Rome* midly tart, firm late October fair excellent good fair
Firmgold* sweet, crunchy late October excellent good good good
Arkansas Black* similar to Winesap early November good excellent good excellent
Gold Rush tart, sweetens w/ storage early November excellent good good excellent
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