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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cameo Apples

Cameo: “Firm Favorite” Cameo  was discovered by chance by the Caudle family in a Dryden, Washington orchard in 1987. Its parentage is uncertain; it may be a cross between ‘Red Delicious’ and ‘Golden Delicious’, since it was found near orchards of those fruits; is bright red striped over creamy orange, firm and crisp with an sweet and aromatic 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 […]

Braeburn Apples

Braeburn Apples

Braeburn: “Sweet/Hard Keeper” Braeburn is a sweet winter apple. Available around the first of November, this apple is a crisp option for the holidays. High impact flavor. The crisp, aromatic Braeburn blends sweetness and tartness just right for snacks and salads. It bakes well and makes an excellent sauce that requires little or no sugar, […]

Gold Rush Apples

Gold Rush Apples

Gold Rush: “Winter Bestseller” Gold Rush is the favorite apple in our Tuttle’s family. A late season winter apple, Gold Rush has a great flavor and stays crisp all winter! Developed by Purdue University and introduced into the US in 1993, this apple is tart, and mellows with storage into a rich, complex flavor. It […]

Evercrisp Apples

Evercrisp: “Sweet-Tart Favorite” Evercrisp is a newer apple released in 2012 by the Midwest Apple Improvement Association after more than a decade of careful cross- breeding. A cross of Fuji and Honeycrisp, it has a very sweet flavor, with strong floral- rose notes. It also shares Honeycrisp’s characteristic crispness.  The name Evercrisp comes from this […]