Apples

Of course apples are what Drumheller’s Orchard is known for!  Fall is our favorite time of the year.  We love to see the families come and enjoy this time of year with us. There are so many different of apples to choose from!  We are happy to help anyone find what type of apples they are looking for and how they can use each and every one of the different varieties.

 

Below is a chart that will let you know the approximate picking time and the uses of the apples.

 

Drumheller’s Orchard
Apple Eating Pie Salad Sauce Baking Availability
Lodi tart Yes Yes Yes Early July
Summer Rambo sugary tart and amazing Yes Yes Yes Late August
Early Avul Fuji sweet, juicy, and crisp Yes Yes Yes Yes Late August
Gala light texture,sweet,eat fresh Yes Yes Early September
Jonathan moderately tart Yes Yes Yes Yes Late August
Grimes Golden moderately tart Yes Yes Mid September
Golden Delicious sweet & mellow Yes Yes Yes Yes Early September
Red Delicious tender & juicy;eat fresh Yes Early September
Mutsu sweet, firm, juicy Yes Yes Yes Yes Mid September
Stayman firm; mildly tart Yes Yes Yes Yes Late September; Early October
Winesap firm;tart Yes Yes Yes Late September; Early October
Rome firm;slightly tart;great for baking Yes Yes Yes Early October
Black Twig very hard;semi sweet, semi tart Yes Yes Mid October
Fuji sweet, crisp;all purpose Yes Yes Yes Yes Mid October
Nittany sweet & firm Yes Yes Yes Yes Mid October
Granny Smith tart, crisp;all purpose Yes Yes Yes Mid October
Arkansas Black hard & crunchy; semi tart Yes Yes Yes Yes Late October
Albemarle Pippin tart; great for all purposes Yes Yes Yes Late October
Pink Lady tart; has long shelf life Yes Yes Yes Yes Early November