Apple Varieties, Uses and Availability

VarietyTexture/FlavorEatSaladsPiesSauceBakedAvailability
Gingergold

Sweet/slightly tart

firm and juicy

*****Aug - Sept
Honeycrisp

Sweet - tart

Very crisp and juicy

**


Sept - Dec
Gala

Sweet with a

crisp finish

**


Sept - March
McIntosh

Slightly tart

juicy

*
**
Sept - Feb
Empire

Sweet - tart 

crisp and juicy

*
**
Sept - March
Red DeliciousBland but keeps well**


Sept - Feb
JonathanTart, crisp and juicy*
**
Sept - Feb
Cortland

Slightly tart, crisp,

very white flesh

*****Sept - March
Golden Delicious

Sweet and mellow,

crisp and juicy

*****Oct - March
Jonagold

Blend of tart Jonathan and 

sweet Golden

*****Oct - March
RomeSlightly tart, firm, crisp and juicy

***Oct - March
MelroseSlightly tart, crisp and juicy*****Oct - March
FujiVery sweet, firm, crisp and juicy**

*Oct - March
Braeburn

Rich, spicy-sweet flavor,

crisp and juicy

****
Oct - March
Cameo

Sweet, firm and juicy -

upgrade of the Red Delicious

**


Oct - March
Granny SmithTart, crisp and juicy*****Nov - March


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January

Apples

Cider

February

Apples

Cider

March

Apples

Cider

April

Apples

May

Apples

Watermelon

June

Red Raspberries

Sweet Cherries

Watermelon

July

Red Raspberries

Blueberries

Black Raspberries

Peaches

Blackberries

Watermelon


August

Blueberries

Blackberries

Peaches

Nectarines

Watermelon

Apples

September

Peaches

Plums

Pears

Apples

Cider

October

Pears

Apples

Cider

November

Pears

Apples

Cider

December

Apples

Cider


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