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Our Apples

Brock apple


  • September through October

  • Excellent all-purpose apple

  • Crisp, sweet, tangy

Brock apples are a fabulous all-around apple. Definitely a must-try. The variety was developed at Highmoor Farm, a University of Maine research farm. It is a Golden X Mac cross. The fruit is large and pinkish red over cream in color. Excellent storage ability.

Cortland apple


  • September through October​

  • Fresh-eating, salads​

  • Mild, tender, crisp, slightly tart

Cortland is a large, red apple with fine, smooth, white flesh that is very slow to brown, which makes it a supurb choice for salads. It can be a very good fresh-eating apple if it hasn't been off of the tree too long.

Crimson Crisp apples on a branch

Crimson Crisp™

  • September through October​

  • Fresh-eating, long shelf life​

  • Extremely crisp, rich flavor, spicy​


Crimson Crisp's flavors are simple and refreshing: cane sugar and distant hints of melon, orange, and spice. It holds a lot of juice and has a very good sweet-tart balance. Its texture is fun—breaking chunks of crunchy, juicy fruit.

Crimson Topaz apple

Crimson Topaz

  • September through October​

  • Fresh-eating

  • Sweet and tart

Crimson Topaz has a crisp, juicy interior with a thin skin.

Empire apple


  • October through January

  • Fresh-eating, baking

  • Medium-sized, attractive red, mild, firm

Empire is a cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh and combines the best qualities of each. It is firmer and sweeter than McIntosh and keeps longer. It has some of the sweetness of Red Delicious with much more character. Empire is better for baking than either of its parents. A good all-purpose apple.

Fuji apple


  • October

  • Fresh-eating, salads, pies, baking, applesauce, freezing, long shelf life

  • Crisp, sweet, fine-grained

Fuji apples have it all—super sweet, juicy, and crisp. Its appearance varies from yellow-green with red highlights to mostly red. The Fuji's spicy, crisp sweetness gives it exceptional eating quality. It keeps very well and is great for baking.

Gala apple


  • August through September

  • Fresh-eating, long shelf life

  • Sweet, grainy, mild flavor, thin skin​


One of the first variety harvested in the fall. Gala apples are sweet, snappy, and aromatic with red stripes over a pale yellow background.

Ginger Gold apple

Ginger Gold

  • August through December

  • Fresh-eating​

  • Mild with a tart finish​

This sweet-spicy apple has a succulent texture and rich taste. A cross between the Golden Delicious and Albemarle Pippin, this early-season variety is best served fresh. Its mildly tart flavor definitely gets the autumn apple harvest off to an exciting start.

Golden Delicious apple

Golden Delicious

  • September through October

  • Fresh-eating, dessert, cooking, freezing​

  • Large, yellow fruit, very sweet, thin-skinned​


Golden Delicious was first discovered in the USA at the end of the 19th century. The fruit (when fresh from the tree) is exceptionally sweet and keeps in storage for a long time after harvest. It can be used both for dessert and cooking purposes.

Honeycrisp apple


  • September through October

  • Fresh-eating, long shelf life​

  • Sweet, firm, tart​


Honeycrisp fruit is exceptionally crisp and juicy, with cream-colored, coarse flesh. The flavor ranges from mild and well-balanced to strongly aromatic, depending on the degree of maturity. It has excellent storage characteristics; the flavor and texture can be maintained for at least six months in refrigerated storage.

Macoun apple


  • Late September to early October

  • Fresh-eating, salads, baking, applesauce​

  • Mild, crisp

Fun, aromatic, and juicy like its parent McIntosh, Macoun has a loyal following of fans that scour farm markets in early October to find this unique variety. At its brief peak of flavor after picking, it can be one of the best fresh eating experiences you will find. This variety won't come to you; you will have to seek it out. If you like McIntosh, you will want to try Macoun. Many say that it has all of the great qualities of a Mac with an extra dimension that makes its flavor superior. It also surpasses McIntosh for baking.

McIntosh apple


  • September through December 

  • Fresh-eating, salads, cooking

  • Spicy, aromatic, slightly tart, crisp


Nothing quite compares with Mac for fresh eating. The crispy, juicy, and tangy firm, yet tender, white flesh is perfumed and spicy in a way that no other variety can match. Mac is a good kitchen apple, although doesn't hold shape when cooked. True McIntosh fans won't consider any other variety and eat them all winter. They do get softer in storage, but the flavor holds up very well.

Two Mollie's Delicious apples on a branch

Mollie's Delicious

  • Late August through October​

  • Fresh-eating, baking​

  • Crisp, sweet, lively, mild

Mollie was developed in the 1960s at Rutgers. It is a Gravenstein cross with Golden Delicious, which suggests a mild apple. Mild it is, though interesting! It is a large to very large fruit was a conical shape. It is highly recommended for cooking and a very good fresh eating apple for those who prefer a milder apple. 

Red Delicious apple

(Red) Delicious

  • October through December

  • Fresh-eating, salad​

  • Sweet; tough, bitter skin

Delicious is one of the most famous American apples and one of the most widely grown varieties. Although the name is similar, Delicious (often known as Red Delicious) and Golden Delicious are entirely different varieties. Red Delicious is a medium-sized apple, with a tall, conical shape and a dark, intense crimson color. Red Delicious has a strong sweet flavor. 

Summer Treat apples on a branch

Summer Treat

  • August and September

  • Fresh-eating

  • Sweet, crisp

Summer Treat is possibly the best summer apple for fresh-eating. If you like an apple with a sweet, uncomplicated taste, Summer Treat is a good apple to start the season. Don't wait, as peak flavor for this variety doesn't last long. 

Zestar apple

Zestar ®

  • August​

  • Fresh-eating, cooking​

  • Sweet, sharp, crisp


An early season apple with a crisp, juicy texture and an exciting zesty flavor—with a hint of brown sugar! Its outstanding texture, flavor, and storage life are sure to make Zestar ® an early-season winner.

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