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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Empire Apples


Empire: “The McIntosh/Red Delicious Mix” Empire is a mid-season favorite for some. This apple was developed at New York State’s Geneva Station and introduced in 1966. It is cross of McIntosh and Red Delicious, and has a unique taste. It’s flesh is creamy white, juicy, crisp and is excellent for snacks, deserts or salads. It […]

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 […]

King David Apples

King David

King David: “Indiana Granny Smith” We call it the Indiana Granny Smith…King David has quite a fan following. It is an antique apple that is not easily found today. Discovered in Arkansas in the 1890’s, this apple is very tart, bordering on sour. It is a versatile apple for cider, pies, sauce, and eating. It […]

Ludacrisp Apples

Ludacrisp: “Juicy Fruit Apple” Ludacrisp is a large, pretty, scarlet red apple with crisp juicy flesh.  Sweet and Tropical in flavor, Ludacrisp apples will hold up well in storage. The nickname “juicy fruit” comes from a distantly strong fruity taste of pineapple, red grapes and strawberries. Approximate Date Available:   Oct 15 Approximate Availability: Until November […]