Mid-August through Mid-September
A juicy, aromatic apple with firm but tender flesh, for fresh eating and cooking.
A tart apple, the Lodi is the first to harvest and makes a terrific sauce or fresh salad apple.
A firm, white-fleshed apple, neither sweet nor tart, good for eating fresh and for applesauce.
Spicy, full-flavored sweet apple good for eating and applesauce. Stores for up to 6 weeks.
A juicy, tart apple, terrific for cooking, for sauces, pies, and cider as well as eating fresh.
White fleshed apple offering tart flavor with hints of berries and a crisp crunch.
A McIntosh type, these are tart and tender, pleasantly juicy with an unmistakable apple flavor.
Crisp and aromatic, this is a fine apple for fresh eating and will store for three months.
A juicy, crisp, firm-fleshed apple with a nice balanced flavor, terrific for fresh eating.
Sweet, spicy and crisp, this is a favorite early apple for fresh eating and for baking pies.
Crisp and juicy, with brown sugar notes. One of the best keepers of the early season.
Mid-September through Early October
A sweet, white-fleshed dessert apple, Cortland's are an all-purpose delight, fresh or cooked.
Empire is crisp, juicy, and more sweet than tart. They're good for dessert, pies, cider and storage.
Mild, sweet with a spicy crunch and notes of ginger. Excellent fresh, for pies, cider and salads.
A choice storage apple, Gold Rush has a crisp, rich and spicy flavor which mellows in storage.
An all-purpose apple, equally good fresh, cooked or baked. Sweet, spritely, and snappy.
Sweet, with enough acid to be zesty and tender, Nod Head is great for eating and baking.
An aromatic, acidic, sweet, crunchy, medium-grained ivory-fleshed apple with hints of vanilla.
Stark Jumbo is a very large, mostly red apple that is sweet, tangy and crisp.
Cox's Orange Pippin
Considered the finest dessert apple, aromatic & subtly flavored, with an excellent crunch.
This German variety is a sweet, pear-like apple that's perfect for using in mixed fruit desserts.
A deep crimson apple with firm flesh and a sweet, crisp, sub-acid flavor. An excellent keeper and is also great for fresh eating.
A sweet, tart, and firm dessert apple, Honeycrisp is fairly juicy and has a pleasantly soft crunch.
This classic apple has a sweet, tart, and tender flesh, perfectly suited as an all-purpose apple.
A sweet dessert apple with notes of honey and pear, Pinova will store well and retain crispness.
Concentrated apple flavor with notes of honey and a crisp acidic finish, a fine dessert apple.
Like other crab apples, it is astringent. Perfect for jellies and home cider production.
A perfumed heirloom Russian variety with strong acid flavor. Soft cooking and good for eating.
A bright red winter apple, tart and hard. Keeps well and is ideal for cider and pie making.
A Nottinghamshire variety dating from 1809. Becomes fluffy and sweet when cooked.
Nutty, dry and a balanced sweet-tart flesh similar to pears. Great with salads and cheeses.
Large, yellow-skinned and very sweet, this apple is all-purpose for desserts, pies and ciders.
Strongly aromatic, spicy and sweet. Mellows in storage. Best in January or February.
A sweet apple with honeysuckle notes, Mutsu packs a lot of juicy flavor into every bite.
Juicy, crisp, sweet-tart with a good sub-acid flavor. Ideal for desserts, pies, juices and cider.
One of the most famous varieties known for its bright red color. Sweet and best eaten fresh.
A cooking apple. Large, sweet and mild. Holds it shape well when cooked. Perfect for pies.
Originating in 1796, this apple is balanced, honeyed, tart, sweet, juicy and crunchy.
A giant of an apple, terrific for drying and canning. Moderately tart, tender and juicy.
Tart and spicy, with pear and pepper notes, Ashmead's Kernel is an adventurous apple.
A shy biennial bearer, with alternating years of good crops. Excellent all-purpose apple.
Aromatic, crisp, sweet and good for pies, sauces and fresh eating. Keeps well into mid-winter.
A classic aromatic for sprightly desserts and culinary arts, with flavor that improves in storage.
Hudson's Golden Gem
Medium fine-grained white flesh that's sweet with pear overtones. Great for baking.
A firm-fleshed, sweet, almost berry-flavored all-purpose apple. An old Maine pie favorite.
Cream colored flesh with juicy, crisp, rich, aromatic flavor. Excellent for eating and cooking.
A type of Northern Spy apple, with vanilla notes. Excellent for cider-making and pie baking.
Firm and tart, with a crisp bite. The Reinette Simirenko is a solid all-purpose apple.
Crisp, juicy and tender. Melts when cooked. Good for apple butter, pie, applesauce and cider.
This apple is firm, crisp, slightly tart and an all-around favorite for baking apple pies.
An antique variety with a complex sweet and tart flavor that is ideal for cider. A good keeper that holds shape when cooked