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Northern SpyIntriguing name, yet this apple is a professional baker’s dream! An
antique apple still popular because of tart, acidic properties that cook
up well in applesauce, pie and other dishes. A hard apple that ripens
late and stores well.Paula RedA late summer apple! Pleasingly tart flavor and good aroma. Great for
baking. Discovered in Sparta, Michigan!
Red DeliciousAmerica’s most popular apple, known for the “five little
bumps” on the bottom. Best for fresh eating and snacks.
Full-flavored sweet taste, yellowish flesh and crisp texture. Discovered
over 100 years ago in Iowa.
RomeA big, round apple right out of storybooks! Romes have mild, sweet
flavor. Most popular for baking because it holds flavor and shape well.
A Southern favorite, although discovered in Ohio.
WinesapTart, tangy and juicy this extra firm apple not only tastes great, it
looks great too! Used often in store displays and at home in wreaths and
fruit bowls. Deep red color adds to the festive appeal of this true
apple beauty.GalaTalk about a great apple: Crisp snappy bite over a mellow sweetness.
Michigan’s 3rd most popular apple for fresh eating or cooking. Looks
great, smells sweet, eats like a dream!
A hint of tartness makes this a great baking variety, used frequently in
Classic large, round apple for eating out of hand! Ultra-juicy white
Empire An excellent lunchbox apple or crunch snack! Sweet and tart at the same
time. Use for fresh-cut slices, candy and caramel apples. Also used in
baking. Texture remains very firm, a good storing apple. Popular in
Great Britain.Fuji New to Michigan’s apple line-up, Fuji is Japan’s favorite apple for
good reason! Fantastic sweet and tart flavor, with a low acid content.
An incredibly good keeper, Fuji stays crisp for weeks!
Ginger Gold This sweet-spicy apple has a succulent texture and rich taste. A cross
between the Golden Delicious and Albermarle Pippin. Its mildly tart
flavor definitely gets the Michigan autumn apple harvest off to an
Golden Delicious A gingery-smooth, sweet taste treat lies under a thin skin. The most
popular yellow apple, Goldens may be eaten fresh or cut up in salads.
Professional’s choice for applesauce or cider, baking pies and other
HoneycrispThis apple is hot! And mighty crisp. Combines unusual color and
excellent sweet flavor with a great bite. Use it for fresh eating,
fresh-cut slices or cut up in salads.
Ida RedSuits your every use! Eat fresh or for cooking. Taste is both tangy and
tart. Flesh is white, crisp and juicy. Favored for sauces, pies and
desserts. Texture holds up well when baked.
JonagoldMake sure you try this one! Superbly crisp and juicy with shades of tart
and sweet in each apple. Usually large and aromatic. Highly ranked by
apple connoisseurs. Popular in Europe, but better from Michigan’s
JonathanBoth pretty and popular! Used for fresh eating and cooking. Juicy flavor
has a spicy tang that blends well with other apples. Discovered in