Apple Ripening Schedule

We grow all these varieties of NC Apples:

Gala Apples Late August Sweet
Jonathan Apples September Slightly Tart
Grimes Golden September Sweet
Red Delicious Apples September Sweet
Golden Delicious Apples September Sweet
Stayman/Winesap Apples October Tart
Granny Smith Apples September & October Very Tart
Mutsu Apples September Slightly Tart
Rome Beauty Apples September Medium Tart to Sweet
Arkansas Black Apples October Very Tart
Fuji Apples September & October Sweet
Honey Crisp Apples Late August Sweet
Jonagold Apples September Sweet-Tart
Pink Lady Late October Sweet-Tart
Cameo Late September Sweet-Tart
Shizuka September Slightly Tart

To prepare your apples for canning or freezing an apple peeler is a must have. Visit our kitchen corner for other kitchen needs and don’t forget to grab a bag of apple crisp to bake up a delicious dessert.  Try our favorite recipes.

To keep your apples fresh place them in a plastic bag or Ziploc bag, remove as much air as possible, seal and place in your refrigerator.

To keep your apples from turning dark when cut, slice them in salt water.