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APPLE VARIETIES AT CROIX FARM ORCHARD

Varieties of Fresh Apples Grown At Croix Farm Orchard.We Have Your Favorites!

Variety

Harvest Time (approx.)

Usage*

Whitney Crab

Early August

5

Beacon

Early August

1, 2, 3

Paula Red

Late August

1, 2, 3

Zestar

Early September

1, 3

Ginger Gold Early September 1, 3
Sweet Tango Early September 1, 2, 3

Chestnut Crab

Early September

1, 5

Cortland

Mid September

1, 2, 3, 4, 6

NW Greening Mid September 2, 3
McIntosh Mid September 1, 2, 3, 4

Sweet 16

Mid to Late September

1, 2, 3

Honey Crisp

Mid to Late September

1, 2, 3, 4

Gala

Late September

1, 3

Haralson

Late September to Early October

1, 2, 3, 4

Honey Gold

Late September to Early October

1, 3

Regent

Early October

1, 2

Connell Red

Mid October

1, 6

Golden Russet

Mid October

1, 6

Fireside

Mid October

1, 4, 6

Keepsake

Late October

1, 2, 3

*Usage: 1. Eating, 2. Pie, 3. Sauce, 4. Baking, 5. Pickles, 6. Salad

 

Apple Facts

  • Store apples in plastic bags or covered container in the refrigerator
  • Apples keep best at approximately 32° - 40°
  • Preparing sliced apples with ascorbic acid prevents browning
  • Sliced apples may be frozen for later use
  • Six to eight medium to large sized apples are used to make one 9" apple pie

Quick Favorites

  • Fresh, healthful eating -No preparation needed!
  • Baked Apple - Core, add brown sugar and cinnamon to taste. Microwave for 2-3 minutes.
  • Applebutter - Peel, core, cut in quarters, and cook in microwave until soft. Add cinnamon and sugar to taste. Cook in crock pot overnight, or 8 hours.


 
 
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