Apple Comparison Chart
Did you know that over 2,500 apple varieties are grown in the US?
And over 7,500 varieties are grown throughout the world!
Each apple has different qualities and characteristics that might make it your favorite!
Use our handy chart to help you pick out a variety (or two or three or more!) for your garden!
Remember that you will be best pollination by picking two different varieties that have the same or overlapping bloom times.
Table can be sorted by each heading so you can find types that fit your needs!
**Not all varieties may be available at the sale, please check the sale page for the list**
|Bloom Time||Ripens||Color||Zone||Eating||Cooking||Juice||Apple Size||Storage||FB||AS||PM||CAR||D||Flavor||Comments|
|Connell Red||Mid-Late||Mid-Oct||Red Blush||4||x||x||L||until April-May||distinctive||heavy bearing, similar to Fireside|
|Cortland||Mid-Late||Late Sept||Bright Red||4||x||x||M||short||tropical||white flesh holds color well after being cut|
|Fireside||Mid-Late||Mid-Oct||Red Striped||4||x||L||good||R||sweet, pleasant||unsuitable pollinator for Connell Red|
|Frostbite||Mid-Late||Late Sept/ Ea Oct||Red||3||x||x||x||S||Good||tangy, but sweet and juicy, like tropical sugarcane||very cold hardy, crisp, firm and juicy, very cold hardy|
|Haralred®||Late||Late Sept/ Ea Oct||Red||3||x||x||M||Good||R||juicy, tart, firm|
|Honeycrisp||Mid||Late Sept||Red||4||x||x||M-L||up to 7 months||sweet, well-balanced, crisp, juicy||flesh is slow to brown when cut|
|Honeygold||Mid-Late||Ea/Mid Oct||Yellow||4||x||x||M-L||Medium||crisp, juicy, sweet|
|KinderKrisp||Early||Late Aug||Red||4||x||S||short||R||R||R||R||excelent, reminds of honeycrisp||crisp texture, great size for lunchboxes|
|Liberty||Mid||Sept||Green, red blush||4||x||x||M||good||R||R||x||crisp and juicy, moderatly tart||turns sweeter with fridge storage|
|McIntosh||Mid||Late Sept||Bright Red||4||x||x||M||Medium||x||sprightly flavor, heavy bearer|
|SnowSweet®||Mid||Mid-Late Sept||Red||4||x||x||M||2 Months||R||R||deliciously sweet, slightly tart, vanilla-like flavor||slow to oxidize|
|State Fair||Early||Mid-Late Aug||Red Striped||3||x||x||x||M||Short||sprightly tart, good texture, semi-acid to sweet||all purpose|
|Sweet Sixteen||Mid||Mid-Late Sept||Red Striped||4||x||M||2 Months||R||crisp, juicy, sweet unusual flavor, like cherry candy|
|Winecrisp||Mid||Early-Mid Oct||Dark Red||4||x||x||M||Very good||R||outstanding, juicy, full spicy flavors||cream-colored flesh|
|Zestar!®||Early||Late Aug||Red||4||x||x||M||2 Months||excellent, sweet, tart||early apple that is crisp and juicy|
CAR=Cedar Apple Rust