Gala Apples

Gala Apple

Gala: “Early Sweet Eating” Gala is a one of the favorite summer apples. It’s one of the first apples in the season and has a beautiful color and sweet taste. It is a strikingly attractive apple. The bright yellow skin is finely stippled with red, as if airbrushed, and the result is a near-neon intensity. […]

Blondee Apples

Blondee: “The Golden Gala” The Blondee apple was discovered growing amongst an orchard of Gala apples, thus is has been described as the ” yellow Gala.” With bright white flesh that is slow to brown, Blondee’s have a sweet taste with hints of honey and green banana. They retain their shape when baked, and they […]

Cortland Apples

Cortland Apples

Cortland: “Applesauce Princess” We call Cortland the “applesauce princess.” This cross of McIntosh and Ben Davis is sweet with a hint of tartness. It is a juicy and has a tender, snow white flesh. Excellent for eating, salads, and sauce. Good for freezing. Cortland apples are wonderful for kabobs, fruit plates and garnishes because they […]

Honeycrisp Apples

Indiana Honeycrisp Apples

Honeycrisp: “Fall Favorite” The most sought-after apple currently is Honeycrisp. This newer apple is known for its superb flavor and crispness. Developed in Minnesota, it grows best in Northern climates.  We have several of our own Honeycrisp apple trees here at Tuttles, but we find that the Honeycrisp variety performs especially well further north in […]

Jonathan Apples

Jonathan Apples

Jonathan: “The Children’s Apple” Jonathan apples are a favorite at Tuttle Orchards both with the thousands of school kids who visit, as well as being the apple used in our famous caramel apples. Jonathan has come a long way since its discovery in Ulster Count, New York, in the early 1800s. Within a hundred years […]

Jonalicious Apples

Jonalicious: “Jonathan/Red Delicious Mix” The perfect combination of sugar and spice taste of Red Delicious and the tart freshness of Jonathan is yours with Jonalicious. A crisp texture makes it ideal for desserts, cooking or fresh eating. Its fruit is bright red with yellow under color and it keeps extremely well. Approximate Date Available:   […]

Grimes Golden Apples

Grimes Golden

Grimes Golden: “Antique Favorite” This antique apple was discovered by Thomas Grimes growing in West Virginia in the early 1800s. Many believe the first Golden Delicious strain came from this apple. Grimes are a smaller yellow apple with a tart but tangy flavor. We only currently have about three Grimes Golden trees, so please call […]

Red Delicious Apples

red delicious

Red Delicious: “The Handsome Apple” Red Delicious with their unmatched shape and beauty have become the North American symbol of the apple. The commercial apple industry has heavily marketed this variety due to its look and shape. The thick skinned fruit has a yellow flesh that is sweet in flavor. Although many find Red Delicious […]

Jonagold Apples

Jonagold: “Jonathan/Golden Delicious Mix” Jonagold is a cross between Jonathan and Golden Delicious. It has an orange-red blush over a yellow background. It is a crisp and juicy apple with an excellent sweet tart flavor. It is an excellent all purpose apple. Their crisp juicy flesh and tender skin is great fresh or in salads. […]

Pixie Crunch Apples

Pixie Crunch: “Mini Honeycrisp” Pixie Crunch apples are smaller apple with an outsized flavor and wonderful crispness which make it perfect for snacking. Pixie crunch are just as crispy as a Honeycrisp with a delicious, complex flavor that balances sugar and acid content. Pixie crunch was developed beginning in 1971 in a program involving Purdue, […]