Our Apple Varieties


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Apple Variety
Availability
Approximate Ripening
Best Use
  • Red Free
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    August
    Red Free
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: August
    Best Use: Cooking
  • Ginger Gold
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    August
    Ginger Gold
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: August
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Zestar
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    August
    Zestar
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: August
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Akane
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Late August
    Akane
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Late August
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Blondee
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Late August
    Blondee
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Late August
    Best Use: Snacking
  • Gala
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Early September
    Gala
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Early September
    Best Use: Snacking
  • Jonamac
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Early September
    Jonamac
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Early September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Tsugaru
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Early September
    Tsugaru
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Early September
    Best Use: Snacking
  • Ozark Gold
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Early September
    Ozark Gold
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Early September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Early Fuji
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Early September
    Early Fuji
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Early September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Ruby Mac
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Early September
    Ruby Mac
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Early September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
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    RiverBelle
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Early September
    RiverBelle
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Early September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Cortland
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Mid September
    Cortland
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Mid September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Ruby Jon
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Mid September
    Ruby Jon
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Mid September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Jonathan
    Availability:
    In Store
    Approximate Ripening:
    Mid September
    Jonathan
    Availability: In Store
    Approximate Ripening: Mid September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Senshu
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Mid September
    Senshu
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Mid September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Honeycrisp
    Availability:
    In Store
    Approximate Ripening:
    Mid September
    Honeycrisp
    Availability: In Store
    Approximate Ripening: Mid September
    Best Use: Snacking
  • Crimson Crisp
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Mid September
    Crimson Crisp
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Mid September
    Best Use: Snacking
  • Golden Delicious
    Availability:
    In Store
    Approximate Ripening:
    Mid September
    Golden Delicious
    Availability: In Store
    Approximate Ripening: Mid September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Jonagold
    Availability:
    In Store
    Approximate Ripening:
    Late September
    Jonagold
    Availability: In Store
    Approximate Ripening: Late September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Empire
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Late September
    Empire
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Late September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Snow Sweet
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Late September
    Snow Sweet
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Late September
    Best Use: Snacking
  • Red Delicious
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Late September
    Red Delicious
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Late September
    Best Use: Snacking
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    DS 3
    Availability:
    In Store
    Approximate Ripening:
    Late September
    DS 3
    Availability: In Store
    Approximate Ripening: Late September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
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    DS 41
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Late September
    DS 41
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Late September
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
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    SunCrisp
    Availability:
    In Store
    Approximate Ripening:
    Early October
    SunCrisp
    Availability: In Store
    Approximate Ripening: Early October
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Ida Red
    Availability:
    In Store
    Approximate Ripening:
    Early October
    Ida Red
    Availability: In Store
    Approximate Ripening: Early October
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Rome Beauty
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Early October
    Rome Beauty
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Early October
    Best Use: Cooking
  • Blushing Gold
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Early October
    Blushing Gold
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Early October
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Cameo
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Mid October
    Cameo
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Mid October
    Best Use: Snacking
  • Braeburn
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Mid October
    Braeburn
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Mid October
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Fuji
    Availability:
    In Store
    Approximate Ripening:
    Mid October
    Fuji
    Availability: In Store
    Approximate Ripening: Mid October
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Northern Spy
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Mid October
    Northern Spy
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Mid October
    Best Use: Cooking
  • Granny Smith
    Availability:
    Not Ready for Picking
    Approximate Ripening:
    Late October
    Granny Smith
    Availability: Not Ready for Picking
    Approximate Ripening: Late October
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Gold Rush
    Availability:
    No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening:
    Late October
    Gold Rush
    Availability: No Longer Available
    Approximate Ripening: Late October
    Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
  • Pink Lady
    Availability:
    Not Ready for Picking
    Approximate Ripening:
    Late October
    Pink Lady
    Availability: Not Ready for Picking
    Approximate Ripening: Late October
    Best Use: Snacking
Red Free
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: August
Best Use: Cooking
Profile: One of the earliest apples with a light flesh that is juicy and sweet. A great saucing apple.
Ginger Gold
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: August
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: An early apple that is greenish-gold in color and very sweet. Similar to Golden Delicious and great for snacking or cooking.
Zestar
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: August
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A sweet and tangy apple that is very juicy and crisp making it a favorite early-season apple for both snacking and baking.
Akane
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Late August
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: An early Jonathan variety that is sweet enough for snacking, but also tart enough to bake into a pie. A great all-purpose apple.
Blondee
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Late August
Best Use: Snacking
Profile: An early-season yellow beauty that is actually a Gala-type variety. Sweet and delicious snacking apple.
Gala
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Early September
Best Use: Snacking
Profile: One of the most popular snacking apples for its very sweet, crisp, creamy yellow flesh. It has a characteristic striped skin that is almost orange in color.
Jonamac
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Early September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A red and green apple that is a cross between a Jonathan and a McIntosh that is aromatic, juicy, and has a semi-sweet flavor. Wonderful for snacking, baking, and making sauce.
Tsugaru
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Early September
Best Use: Snacking
Profile: An apple developed in Japan that is so sweet and crisp they put “sugar” in the name. A great earlier variety for snacking.
Ozark Gold
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Early September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A variety of Golden Delicious developed in Missouri that is sweet and crisp. Great apple for snacking or cooking.
Early Fuji
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Early September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: This sweet apple is just like the classic favorite of the same name, but ripens almost six weeks earlier. A delicious snacking apple that can also be used for cooking.
Ruby Mac
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Early September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A favorite earlier apple for baking and snacking. This sweet tart apple is juicy and aromatic with a bright red blush over a green skin.
RiverBelle
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Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Early September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: One of our newest varieties with a taste and crisp that rivals Honeycrisp. It is believed to be a mix between a Zestar and a Honeycrisp, giving the apple a sweet tart flavor and crisp juicy flesh. It is best for snacking, but can also be used in cooking. ** This apple is not currently […]
Cortland
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Mid September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: One of the most popular apples for cooking and baking, this tart apple makes wonderful pies. It is known for its snow-white flesh that makes a beautiful sauce and a tasty snacking apple.
Ruby Jon
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Mid September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: Just like the Jonathan but with a dark ruby red coloring that leaves a pink hue in the flesh. Leave the skins on while cooking for a beautiful pink applesauce or enjoy the sweet-tart flavor in snacking and baking.
Jonathan
Availability: In Store
Approximate Ripening: Mid September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A well-known favorite that dates back to the 1800s. This popular sauce and baking apple is also great for baking with a crisp juicy flesh that is semi-tart in flavor.
Senshu
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Mid September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A newer variety from Japan derived from the Fuji apple, with a sweet yellow flesh and crisp texture. It is a juicy apple great for snacking or salads, but could also be used in cooking.
Honeycrisp
Availability: In Store
Approximate Ripening: Mid September
Best Use: Snacking
Profile: America’s favorite snacking apple due to the exceptionally crisp and juicy texture as well as a complex flavor that is both tart and honey-sweet. It has a beautiful reddish-pink and gold color and is the most popular apple at Jonamac. **This apple is available in our store but we do not have u-pick available for this […]
Crimson Crisp
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Mid September
Best Use: Snacking
Profile: A beautiful bright red apple over a yellow background with an extremely crisp flesh and rich sweet-tart flavor. This newer variety is sure to become a favorite snacking apple. This is our first harvest of these apples since we planted them two years ago.
Golden Delicious
Availability: In Store
Approximate Ripening: Mid September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A classic favorite that is perfect for snacking and cooking. A great all-purpose apple that is sweet and crisp with a bright golden skin.
Jonagold
Availability: In Store
Approximate Ripening: Late September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: This mid-season variety is a cross between a Jonathan and a Golden Delicious. It is firm and juicy with a sweet-tart flavor and a crunchy texture. Great for snacking and baking.
Empire
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Late September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A McIntosh and Red Delicious cross that has bright white flesh and a dark red skin. The flavor is slightly tart but it sweetens over time. Great for snacking and cooking.
Snow Sweet
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Late September
Best Use: Snacking
Profile: A sweet and juicy dessert apple that is very sweet and does not brown easily, making a great addition to salads or for snacking. It was developed in Minnesota for cold hardiness giving it the very fitting name.
Red Delicious
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Late September
Best Use: Snacking
Profile: The most famous and widely-recognized apple in America is well known for its dark red skin, and unique shape. It has a mild sweet flavor and a crisp flesh that makes it a popular apple for snacking and salads.
DS 3
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Availability: In Store
Approximate Ripening: Late September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A brand new apple in our orchard that has not yet been officially named! It was developed to have the same crunch as Honeycrisp but a different flavor. They are a large crisp reddish apple with striped skin and a juicy tart flavor. It is sweeter than DS41 (another new apple) but more tart than […]
DS 41
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Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Late September
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A new apple in our orchard that has not been officially named! It was developed to have a crisp and juicy flesh just like Honeycrisp, but with a different flavor. It is a large reddish apple with striped crisp skin. They are best for snacking, but can also be cooked with. This apple is more […]
SunCrisp
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Availability: In Store
Approximate Ripening: Early October
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A firm crisp apple that has yellow skin with a red blush. It is related to the Golden Delicious, but has a more complex flavor and is more tart. It is great for snacking and cooking.
Ida Red
Availability: In Store
Approximate Ripening: Early October
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A beautiful bright red apple that is very crisp and flavorful. It has a rich tart flavor and pinkish flesh that is great for snacking and a favorite apple for baking pies or making sauce.
Rome Beauty
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Early October
Best Use: Cooking
Profile: This is a popular baking apple that has a rich red skin and very tart crisp flesh. It is a later season variety that is wonderful in pies and sauce.
Blushing Gold
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Early October
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: A beautiful late-season variety that has rich golden skin with a pinkish red blush. They are very firm and have a complex tart flavor with a touch of sweetness that keep very well in storage.
Cameo
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Mid October
Best Use: Snacking
Profile: A relative of Red Delicious that is much more flavorful, and has a crisp juicy flesh. They are a sweet apple that are good for snacking and cooking or used in salads.
Braeburn
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Mid October
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: This late season variety gained popularity for its very firm tart flesh that sweetens over time. They store well and have a beautiful coloring, a great apple for snacking and baking.
Fuji
Availability: In Store
Approximate Ripening: Mid October
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: One of the most popular late-season apples, they are very sweet and have a crisp flesh that is great for snacking. Can be used in baking as well and is delicious in salads.
Northern Spy
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Mid October
Best Use: Cooking
Profile: Also known as the “Northern Pie Apple”, Northern Spy is a late season tart apple that is perfect for baking pies. They are a large flatter shaped green apple with a slight red blush. If you’re a fan of Granny Smith, you should definitely give this crisp tart apple a try.
Granny Smith
Availability: Not Ready for Picking
Approximate Ripening: Late October
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: The famous green-skinned apple is a favorite for baking with the very tart juicy flavor and crisp white flesh. It is also a great snacking apple and gets sweeter as they ripen. **This apple is available in our store but we do not have u-pick available for this variety**
Gold Rush
Availability: No Longer Available
Approximate Ripening: Late October
Best Use: Snacking/Cooking
Profile: The State Apple of Illinois is a late-season golden apple with a semi-tart spicy flavor and very crisp flesh. It is great for cooking or snacking.
Pink Lady
Availability: Not Ready for Picking
Approximate Ripening: Late October
Best Use: Snacking
Profile: Known for their bright pink skin and very tart and crisp flesh, this late-season variety is quickly becoming a favorite snacking apple. **This apple is available in our store but we do not have u-pick available for this variety**