Early Season Apples

Jersey Mac Jersey Mac
Available Late August
Jersey Mac resembles ‘McIntosh’ and is a bright pinkish-red blushed over a green ground color. A very attractive apple with a short season, it can be a great eating apple. It is moderately firm and juicy.
Ginger Gold Ginger Gold
Available September 1st
Crisp, sweet and juicy, Ginger is a new early season favorite. It may be the best of the early season eating apples.
Paula Red Paula Red
Available September 1st
Don’t miss this late summer apple! Available only into October. Pleasingly tart flavor and good aroma. Paula is a Michigan apple discovered near Sparta. A good eating apple and a favorite for back-to-school lunches.
Tydeman Red Tydeman Red
Available September 1st
A cross between two great dessert apples, (Worcester Pearmain x Red McIntosh, England 1929), Tydeman has a loyal following. It is deep scarlet with dark red streaks, and is an attractive apple that is good for sauce.
Mollie Delicious Mollie Delicious
Available September 1st
Mollie’s parentage is illustrious (Golden Delicious) X (EdgewoodXClose). A large to very large attractive red apple, Mollie is mild and juicy with a pleasant aftertaste reminiscent of Gravenstein.
Empire Empire
Available Mid-September
Empire is a cross between McIntosh and Red Delicious retaining qualities of both parents. Many Empire lovers consider it better than either parent. It is 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.
Gala Gala
Available Mid-September
Has a snappy tang with a mellow sweetness. Very firm, juicy, fine-textured, yellowish-white flesh.
McIntosh Mcintosh
Available Mid-September
The king of Michigan apples, northern grown Macs are unsurpassed for flavor and juice. McIntosh is a distinctively spicy and aromatic apple that is not like any other variety.

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