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Apples come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, colors, textures and tastes. To help you select the apples most appropriate for your use, please consult the chart below. Also available in a downloadable printable Acrobat PDF format. (Red name denotes available at Bauman Orchards/Scenic Ridge.)

Ex=Excellent, Gd=Good, Fr=Fair, NR=Not Recommended

Variety (Availability)
Flavor
/Texture
Eating
Salads
Sauce
Pies
Baking
Freezing
Characteristics
Cortland
(Sept –Nov)
Spicy
/Tender
Gd
Ex
Ex
Ex
Ex
NR
Red, flat-shaped apple with white flesh, which remains white when siced.
Earligold
(August)
Mildly Tart
/Tender
Fr
Gd
Ex
Ex
Gd
Slices & Sauces
Yellow, mildly tart apple.
Empire
(Oct –June)
SweetTart
/Crisp
Ex
Ex
Gd
Gd
Gd
Sauce
Similar to McIntosh, but firmer with more red color on green background.
Fuji
(Nov –June)
Sweet
/Hard
Ex
Ex
NR
Ex
Ex
Slices
Light green to burnt orange appearance.
Juicy apple which stores well.
Gala
(Sept –June)
Sweet
/Firm
Ex
Ex
NR
Ex
Ex
Slices
Similar to Golden Delicious in flavor with 50% and more red color with yellow background color.
Ginger Gold
(Aug –Sept)
Tart/Crisp
Ex
Ex
Fr
Fr
NR
NR
Greenish-yellow apple with smooth finish.
Gold Rush
(Nov - April)
Tart
Ex
Ex
Gd
Ex
Ex
Slices
 
Granny Smith
(Oct –June)
Tart
/Hard
Fr
Ex
Fr
Ex
Ex
Slices
Pale green tart sweet apple with a red-blushed cheek.
Honeycrisp
(Sept –Oct)
Sweet
/Crisp
Ex
Ex
Fr
Ex
NR
Slices
Light red color over yellow background color.
Ida Red
(Oct –May)
Mildly Tart
/Firm
Ex
Ex
Gd
Ex
Ex
Ex
Red colored apple.
Jonagold
(Oct –June)
Sweet
/Tangy
Ex
Ex
Gd
Ex
Ex
NR
Light red color over yellow background color.
Jonathan
(Sept –June)
Tart-Spicy
Ex
Ex
Gd
Ex
Ex
Slices
80% and more red color on light green background, may have slight russeting around the stem.
Law Rome
(Oct –June)
Mild
/Firm
Gd
Fr
Gd
Ex
Ex
Slices
90% and more red color, slight speckling on skin. May show slight pink flesh. Excellent storage apple.
Lodi
(Mid July)
Tart
/Tender
Fr
Fr
Ex
Ex
NR
Slices & Sauces

Green, tender apple.

McIntosh
(Sept –March)
Spicy
/Tender
Ex
Ex
Gd
Gd
Gd
Sauce
40% red color, white flesh, flat-shaped apple.
Melrose
(Oct –April)
Mild
/Crisp
Ex
Ex
Ex
Ex
Gd
Slices & Sauce
50% red color on rough-skinned green to yellow background color.
Mutsu (Crispin) (Oct - May)
Spicy
/Firm
Gd
Gd
Fr
Ex
Ex
Slices
Large green apple with slightl y blushed cheek
Paula Red
(End of Aug)
Spicy
/Tender
Gd
Ex
Ex
Ex
Ex
Slices & Sauce

Red blush over a yellow-green background.

Pink Lady
(Late Oct. - Jan.)
Tart
Ex
Ex
Ex
Ex
Ex
Slices & Sauce

 

Red Delicious (Sept –June)
Sweet
/Rich
Ex
Ex
NR
Fr
Gd
NR
90% and more red color with a slightly elongated appearance. A very sweet Ohio apple.
Transparent
(End of July)

Tart
/Tender

Fr
Fr
Ex
Ex
NR
Slices & Sauce
Yellow-green round apple.
WineSap
(Oct –July)
Spicy
/Firm
Gd
Ex
Gd
Gd
Ex
Slices & Sauce
70% red color on rough skin surface. An excellent storage apple.
Yellow Delicious
(Sept –June)
Rich
/Semi-Firm
Ex
Ex
Gd
Gd
Ex
Slices & Sauce
Pale green to light yellow apple with slight russeting or freckles.



For more information, contact us at Phone: 330-925-6861 • Fax: 330-925-5676 or email us at office@baumanorchards.com.

 

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