APPLES

Ambrosia

Description

• Sweet

• Crisp and juicy

• A low-acid, low-oxidizing apple (slow to turn brown)

Uses

Excellent for eating and in salads

• Goes great with peanut butter, cheddar cheese and on grilled cheese!


Cortland

Description
  • Sweet with a hint of tartness
  • Juicy
  • Tender, snow white flesh

Uses
  • Excellent for eating, salads, sauce, pies and baking
  • Good for freezing

Availability
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Elstar

Description

Cream coloured flesh is firm and flavour is sweet-tart

Uses
  • Medium to large size, round to conic shape,
    with yellow skin mostly striped with light red or reddish-orange.
  • Firm, crisp, creamy white flesh with outstanding flavor.


Empire

Description
  • A wonderful blend of sweet and tart
  • Juicy
  • Very crisp, creamy white flesh

Uses
  • Excellent for eating and salads
  • Good for sauce, baking, pies and freezing

Availability
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Fuji


Golden Delicious

Description
  • Mild sweet flavor
  • Juicy
  • Crisp, light yellow flesh

Uses
  • Excellent for eating, salads and sauce
  • Good for pies, baking and freezing

Availability
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Honey Crisp

Description
  • Skin color is distinctive mottled red over a yellow background
  • Surface has shallow dimples and numerous, small lenticels (dots)
  • Its flesh is cream colored and coarse

Uses
  • Fresh eating
  • pie, sauce
  • freezing
  • baking
  • dehydrating

Availability
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Ida Red

Description
  • Sweet with a tart tang
  • Very juicy
  • Tender, white flesh

Uses
  • Excellent for eating and sauce
  • Good for salads and pies

Availability
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Jona Gold

Description
  • Honey sweet with a hint of tartness
  • Juicy
  • Crisp, creamy yellow flesh

Uses
  • Excellent for eating, salads, sauce and baking
  • Good for pies and freezing

Availability
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McIntosh

Description
  • Large red apple with green patches.
  • crispier than a Mac but softer than a red delicious
  • medium tartiness

Uses
  • Excellent for sauce, cooking, baking and pies
  • Good for eating, salads and freezing

Availability
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Mutsu / Crispen

Description
  • Sweet yet very refreshing
  • Very juicy
  • Super crisp

Uses
  • Excellent for eating, sauce, baking and freezing
  • Good for salads and pies

Availability
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Red Delicious

Description
  • Sweet & Juicy
  • Crisp, yellow flesh
  • Deep red skin with 5 bumps on bottom

Uses
  • Excellent for eating and salads

Availability
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Royal Gala

Description
  • Mild sweet flavor
  • Juicy
  • Crisp, creamy yellow flesh

Uses
  • Excellent for eating and salads

Availability
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Russet

Description
  • medium sized apple
  • distinctive greenish yellow to golden brown skin color
  • The yellow flesh is firm and cream colored providing a sweet juicy flavor

Uses
  • Good for fresh eating, drying, & cider

Availability
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Spy

Description
  • The fruit is large
  • there is a clear-yellow shade with bright-red tints, distinctly streaked with the yellow under-colour
  • very juicy, crisp, tender and sweet with a rich, aromatic subacid flavor

Uses
  • "Spys for pies!" says Nan, the pie baking champion of Central Lake. 
  • Good for sauce, baking, pies and freezing

Availability
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Zestar

Description

• Sweet-tart taste with a hint of brown sugar

• Juicy with a light, crisp texture

Uses

Excellent for eating and cooking

Availability
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