Apples, Early, Local, IPM
2021 Early Harvest Apples
- Gala 38 lbs $50; 18 lbs $30
- Ginger Gold 38 lbs $50; 18 lbs $30
- Honeycrisp 38 lbs $100; 6 lbs $30
- Jonamac 38 lbs $50; 18 lbs $30
- McIntosh 38 lbs $50; 18 lbs $30
- Paula Red 38 lbs $50
- Sansa 38 lbs $50 — currently unavailable
- Sweetie 38 lbs $50; 18 lbs $30
- Zestar 38 lbs $50; 18 lbs $30
Gala is one of the most widely-grown apple varieties, with a sweet pleasant flavor, and good keeping qualities.
Ginger Gold have a pale yellow skin with slight russeting on the surface. They are variable in size, but tend toward conical in shape, sometimes with ribs and long stalks. They have a crisp, cream-colored flesh with a sweet, mildly tart taste.
Honeycrisp The sweetness, firmness, juiciness and tartness make this an ideal apple for eating raw.
Jonamacs are a cross between Jonathan and McIntosh apples, Jonamac is closer to a McIntosh in terms of flavor, just a bit sweeter. Many people love the touch-of-honey taste of a Jonamac, a great eating apple.
McIntosh have tender white flesh that is crisp when freshly harvested, but soon adopts a softer consistency, making it perfect for cooking into pies or sauce. Macs are sweet and juicy with thin skin and a pleasant tanginess.
Paula Red is one of the earliest apple varieties to be harvested, only available from late August into October. Tart and juicy, with crisp white flesh. Great for eating, good for applesauce, which needs little or no sugar.
Sansa is an sweet and juicy, early variety, good for eating and making applesauce. They have red skin with yellow streaks, the result of a blend of Akane and Gala apples.
Sweeties are, well, sweet and crunchy with mild spice-like undertones. It’s a hybrid cross between the Royal Gala and Braeburn. Mix with more tart apples for pie.
Zestar Unique sweet and tangy flavor, with accents of brown sugar. The apple is best used for fresh eating, and for use in a variety of baked goods, sauces, desserts, and salads. This apple’s flavor will intensify when kept at room temperature.
$30.00 – $100.00