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Our Apple Varieties

At Hidden Cove Orchard we strive to offer apple varieties that our customers are looking for, from Cortland to Zestar and a large variety in between.

 

Our apples varieties include:

The information* below lists our apple varieties, that particular apple's description, and its average harvest/season. Apple varieties are listed in alphabetical order.

 

Cortland

Very white crisp flesh. One of the best salad apples because it doesn't brown quickly.

Harvest: September;

Season: September - early October

 

Fireside

Large conical fruit. Green skin with scarlet stripes and sometimes a mottled orange flush. Crisp, sweet, juicy greenish white to yellow flesh. Excellent eating apple.

Harvest: October;

Season: October - January

 

Haralson

Good baking, eating and cider apple. Flesh is crisp, juicy, firm. Mildly tart flavor, not acid. Holds its shape and texture in baking. Retains good flavor in keeping.

Harvest: late September;

Season: October - February

 

Honey Crisp

Color is red mottled over a yellow background. Has excellent eating and keeping qualities.

Harvest: mid September to October;

Season: September - January

 

Honey Gold

Hardy substitute for Golden Delicious developed especially for cold northern areas. Golden Delicious flavor, Haralson hardiness. Medium to large golden to greenish fruit with very smooth finish and reddish bronze blush. Flavor is sweeter and more bland than Golden Delicious. High quality. Superior storage qualities.

Harvest: late October;

Season: October - December

 

Northern Lights

Glossy, bright red fruit with slightly tart flesh. Good flavor.

Harvest: N/A

 

Sweet 16

Large, red striped fruit. Firm, crisp, aromatic flesh. Moderately acidic.

Harvest: September - October;

Season: stores well

 

Zestar

Next favorite to Honey Crisp. Crisp and juicy.

Harvest: Early September;

Season: September - October

 

*Information courtesy All About Apples