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