Excellent for fresh eating and pie filling; a firm sweet apple. Now Available!

Ripening Mid September

Honeycrisp  PYO
Crisp and juicy, excellent fresh eating.
Now Available!

Ida Red

Tart apple, excellent for eating or baking. Stores very wellComing Soon!

Northern Spy
Large, crisp and firm.  A tart flavour, excellent for pies and baked apples.

​Gingergold PYO
Crisp and juicy, excellent fresh eating.  Resists browning.​​  Now Available!

Ripening Early October

Jonamac  PYO
A Jonathan/McIntosh Cross. Crisp and firm, good for fresh eating, pies, and applesauce  Now Available!

Ripening Early September

Tart and juicy, great for baking and sauces! ​Sold Out

Homestead Orchards planted its first apple trees in 1989, and we now grow over twenty varieties. In season, all of our apple varieties are available fresh picked in our store, and some are also available on our accessible Pick Your Own Orchard (PYO). 

Cortland PYO
 Mildly sweet and crisp, resists browning. Excellent for fresh eating and salads.  Keeps shape when baked. Now Available!

Golden Delicious 
Sweet, firm and juicy, keeps shape when baked.  Great for fresh eating or baking.


A tart apple, mainly grown in Nova Scotia. Great for baking  

Ripening Late September

Ripening Late August

A tasty heritage apple, good fresh eating. 

Gala PYO

Crisp and juicy, excellent for fresh eating. Great for salads. Now Available!


Mildly tart, sweetens as it ripens. Excellent for fresh eating, sauces, and baking (cooks soft)  Now Available!

Empire PYO
McIntosh/Red Delicious cross.  Juicy, firm, crisp. Tasty and keeps well, good for eating and baking.
Now Available!

Red Delicious
Firm, sweet and juicy.  Excellent fresh eating. Not recommended for baking.

Sweet to tart apple, great for fresh eating. Can be used in pies and chunky sauces.

Jonagold  PYO
Golden Delicious/Jonathan cross. 
Cream coloured flesh, sweet and firm.  Excellent for eating and cooking.Coming Soon!

Golden Russet
Sweet, tangy and hard, great for eating. Can be used for pies and sauces.  One of Ontario's oldest varieties. 

Homestead Orchards

Granny Smith  
Very tart, crisp and firm. Great for eating, can be used for cooking.

Ripening  Mid October

McIntosh/Jersey Black cross. Distinctive taste and firm texture. Great for fresh eating. Coming Soon!