We have 14 apple trees on the North West side of the property.
They were planted to celebrate our 100th anniversary.
In order of ripening:
Yellow Transparent August
SUNRISE 4TH ONE IN ON SOUTH ROW FROM WEST
GRAVENSTEIN – MOST SOUTH WEST Aug. 20–25 Yellow with red
Florina – late September https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florina_(apple)
Scarlet Sentinel – mid to late September
NEXT UP: McIntosh – not till September!
Sept. 20–30 Yellow with red blush
Popular in America since 1811
- Best for: eating, sauce, salad, good as part of a blend for applesauce
- Sweet, mild flavor
Ambrosia – mid to late season
- Sweet, crisp, aromatic flavour reminiscent of pear and low acidity.
- Mostly red colouration, with yellow patches.
- Flesh is cream-coloured, firm meat
- Medium to large in size
- Developed in British Columbia in the early 1990s.
- Believed to be a cross of a Jonagold and Golden Delicious.
- Ripens mid to late season
- Greenish-yellow with a lumpy appearance
- A good, all-purpose apple,
- Good for applesauce and pies.
Cox’s Orange Pippin – early
- Popular in English markets.
- Medium sized, golden yellow skin, with brownish orange
- often russeted.
- Flesh tender, crisp, semi-tart
Liberty – late season
- A highly disease-resistant introduction from Geneva New York.
- Liberty has superior dessert quality, similar to one of its parents, Macoun
- Best for: eating, sauce, salad
- flavor improves in storage
- late season
Sunrise – mid August
Yellow Transparent July 10–25 Creamy yellow
Jonagold Sept. 15–Oct. 7 Yellow with red stripes
Jonathan Sept. 20–25 Yellow with red blush
Golden Delicious Oct. 1–15 Yellow
Delicious—red strains Oct. 1–15 Red