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Three Seasons at Uncle Johns

APPROXIMATE APPLE RIPENING DATES FOR 2020

As varieties become available, we will update this site.  Descriptions taken from the Michigan Apple Website.  
For further apple information, log onto their site at www.michiganapples.com


Sorry, we DO NOT offer pick your own apples.

MACINTOSH
Classic Large, round apple for eating out of hand!  Ultra-juicy white flesh, lightly tart flavor and excellent fresh apple aroma.  Excellent in applesauce and cider.  If using for pies, be sure to thicken, as the apples will not keep their shape when baked.

AVAILABLE

 GOLDEN DELICIOUS
A gingery-smooth, sweet taste treat lies under a thin skin.  This is the most popular yellow apple.  Golden’s may be eating fresh or cut up in salads. This apple is a professional’s choice for applesauce or cider, baking pies and other desserts.
AVAILABLE
GALA
This apple has a crisp snappy bite over a mellow sweetness.  This is Michigan’s 3rd most popular apple for fresh eating or cooking.  Looks great, smells sweet, and eats like a dream.  This is the perfect apple to pack for lunches or after school treats.  This apple can be used for pies and sauces, especially if you like them sweet!
AVAILABLE
HONEY CRISP
Just like the name, this apple is crisp.  It combines unusual color and excellent sweet/tart flavor and has a crunchy bite.  Use it for fresh eating, fresh-cut slices or cut up in salads.  This is everybody’s favorite fresh eating apple.  If you are looking to bake with this apple, it is very firm and will take extra time.  However, it does make great sauces and pies.

AVAILABLE

CORTLAND
A hint of tartness makes this a great baking variety, used frequently in desserts.  This apple is a descendant of the McIntosh, but is a bit sweeter.  It is known for its white flesh and excellent flavor.  Great for sauces, but will not keep its shape for baking.
AVAILABLE
NORTHERN SPY
This apple is a professional baker’s dream!  This antique apple is still popular because of its tart, acidic properties that cook well in applesauce, pies and other dishes.  This is a hard apple that ripens late, but stores well.

AVAILABLE