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 […]

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 […]

Crimson Crisp Apples

Crimson Crisp: “Sweet-Tart Favorite” This beautiful pure crimson red apple was developed in cooperation between the University of New Jersey, Purdue University and The University of Illinois in the early 1970s and released in 2005. True to its name this apple has crisp, light yellow flesh, which is firm, dense and juicy and has a […]

Red Delicious Apples

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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 […]

Golden Delicious Apples

Golden Delicious Apples

Golden Delicious: “Old Faithful” Golden Delicious began as a chance seedling, perhaps of Grimes Golden, on a farmer’s hillside near Bomont, West Virginia. In 1914 Stark Bros., our nations oldest and largest commercial grower of fruit trees, bought the tree for five thousand dollars, and protected its investment with a tall cage, complete with burglar […]

Ida Red Apples

Ida Red Apples

Ida Red: “The Jumbo Tart” Ida Red is Jonathan cross developed by the Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station,  Ida Red apples are sweetly tart, juicy, and have a firm pale yellow-green flesh, sometimes tinted rosy pink. They are excellent for sauce, cooking, baking, pies, and good for eating, salads and freezing.  Ida Reds make a beautiful […]

Pink Lady Apples

Pink Lady: “Australian Favorite Apple” Pink Lady is a cross between Golden Delicious and Lady Williams, developed in the 1970s in Western Australia.  Pink Lady is named for its distinctive orange-fuchsia blush, which covers a green-yellow. The flesh is a creamy light yellow and is crisp and juicy with a sweet-tart flavor. Approximate Date Available:  […]

Staymen Winesap Apples

Winesap Apples

Staymen Winesap: “The Tuttle’s Apple” The Stayman Winesap apple is officially the Tuttle’s apple. The particular variety grown here at Tuttle’s was patented by the founder, Roy Tuttle, in 1977. Winesap have a spicy flavor that is mildly tart and aromatic. They are good for cooking and fresh eating. Winesap apples keep their lively flavor […]

York Imperial Apples

York Imperial Apples

York Imperial: “Lopsided Apples” This very late season distinct tasting apple is an antique variety. Not well known, but loved by some. Crisp, firm and tart. Excellent for eating fresh and all cooking purposes. An excellent keeper – great on a cold winters night. York Imperial has a unique lopsided growing habit. Approximate Date Available: […]

Fuji Apples

Fuji Apples

Fuji: “The International Apple” We like to call Fuji the “international apple” as it has been developed around the world. Bred from a cross between Red Delicious and Ralls Janet varieties at the Tohuku Research station in Morioka, Japan in 1939 and introduced into Japanese production in 1958. Fuji is a high quality variety known […]