Lodi Apples

Picking Apples in Orchard

Lodi:  “Applesauce Queen” Lodi are the first apple of the season. Used almost solely for applesauce, Lodi is an improvement on it’s parent variety: Yellow Transparent. A thick yellow skin covers this tart apple. Makes the very best apple sauce due to its ability to cook down very quickly. Lodi are available in the store […]

Early Blaze Apples

Early Blaze Apples

Early Blaze: “Early Jonathan” We like to call the Early Blaze the “early Jonathan”. This summer apple is a cross between Jonathan and Grimes Golden, these semi-tart apples are crisp with just the right mixture of sweetness and zip for fresh off the tree eating. Smooth striped skin is cherry red and very attractive. It […]

Paula Red Apples

Paula Red Apples

Paula Red: “Early Cortland” A red/green apple that matures in summer, Paula Red has beautiful solid red blush color far ahead of other apples. Flavor is tart, light to creamy flesh and is equally food for eating, sauces, juice or pies. Approximate Date Available:   Aug 15 Approximate Availability:  Three Weeks   Uses:  Eating, Sauce, […]

Ginger Gold Apples

Ginger Gold Apples

Ginger Gold: “Early Golden Delicious” An outstanding early season apple, Ginger Gold is sweet, juicy and firm. Fine textured, with crisp, cream colored flesh, it is excellent for eating and salads. Ginger Gold is very slow to turn brown so it’s an excellent choice for any fresh cut apple use. Keeps up to six months […]

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:   […]