Ripening Early October
McIntosh/Jersey Black cross. Distinctive taste and firm texture. Great for fresh eating. Sold Out!
Ripening Mid October
Ripening Early September
Sweet, firm and juicy, keeps shape when baked. Great for fresh eating or baking. Now Available!
Tart apple, excellent for eating or baking. Stores very well. Now Available!
Ripening Late August
Ripening Mid September
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).
Crisp and juicy, excellent for fresh eating. Great for salads. Sold Out!
Tart and juicy, great for baking and sauces! Sold Out!
Sweet, tangy and hard, great for eating. Can be used for pies and sauces. One of Ontario's oldest varieties. Now Available
A tasty heritage apple, good fresh eating.
Crisp and juicy, excellent fresh eating. Sold Out!
Large, crisp and firm. A tart flavour, excellent for pies and baked apples. Sold Out!
Sweet to tart apple, great for fresh eating. Can be used in pies and chunky sauces.
Golden Delicious/Jonathan cross. Cream coloured flesh, sweet and firm. Excellent for eating and cooking. Now Available!
Very tart, crisp and firm. Great for eating, can be used for cooking. Now Available!
McIntosh/Red Delicious cross. Juicy, firm, crisp. Tasty and keeps well, good for eating and baking. Now Available!
Firm, sweet and juicy. Excellent fresh eating. Not recommended for baking. Now Available!
Ripening Late September
Crisp and juicy, excellent fresh eating. Resists browning. Now Available!
A Jonathan/McIntosh Cross. Crisp and firm, good for fresh eating, pies, and applesauce Now Available!
A tart apple, mainly grown in Nova Scotia. Great for baking
Mildly tart, sweetens as it ripens. Excellent for fresh eating, sauces, and baking (cooks soft) Now Available!
Mildly sweet and crisp, resists browning. Excellent for fresh eating and salads. Keeps shape when baked. Now Available!
Excellent for fresh eating and pie filling; a firm sweet apple. Now Available!