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Cortland

The Cortland apple was introduced at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station back in 1898. The apple is larger than the McIntosh and ripens about two weeks later as well. This juicy apple is ideal as a dessert apple and is also a very good eating apple. The harvest for this apple begins in September and lasts through early October.

McIntosh

The McIntosh was developed by John McIntosh in 1870 in Ontario, Canada. It is a cross between Fameuse and Detroit Red. These apples have white, crisp flesh that’s full of juice. The apple is used for great eating, pies, cider and sauces. Harvest for this apple begins in September.

Mutsu

A cross between Golden Delicious and Indo, the Japanese seedling was developed in the 1930’s and brought to the United States in the 1940’s. The Mutsu is much larger in size than the Golden Delicious and when ripe, holds the same golden color. The apple is always crisp, juicy and very sweet. It makes an excellent eating and baking apple while holding up very well in storage. Harvest time for this apple begins in October.

Jonagold

This apple was released by New York State’s Geneva Station in 1968. The apple is a cross between the Jonathan and Golden Delicious. It is an excellent dessert or eating apple, offering a sweet-tart rich flavor. It is also a good cooking apple. Harvesting the Jonagold is in October.

Spencer

Raised in 1926 by R.C. Palmer in Summerland, British Columbia. The apple was introduced in 1959 as a cross between McIntosh and Golden Delicious. Spencer is crimson flushed, honeyed, crisp and juicy. Tall, round to conical in shape, it is medium to large in size. The tree is spreading and fairly vigorous and is slow to begin bearing, but then bears full crops annually. This dessert apple ripens in October.

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Cortland

The Cortland apple was introduced at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station back in 1898. The apple is larger than the McIntosh and ripens about two weeks later as well. This juicy apple is ideal as a dessert apple and is also a very good eating apple. The harvest for this apple begins in September and lasts through early October.

Macoun

This apple was developed by the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in 1923 and was named after a Canadian plant researcher. The apple has white flesh and is juicy. It makes an excellent all around apple. Harvest ranges from late September into October.

McIntosh

The McIntosh was developed by John McIntosh in 1870 in Ontario, Canada. It is a cross between Fameuse and Detroit Red. These apples have white, crisp flesh that’s full of juice. The apple is used for great eating, pies, cider and sauces. Harvest for this apple begins in September.

Mutsu

A cross between Golden Delicious and Indo, the Japanese seedling was developed in the 1930’s and brought to the United States in the 1940’s. The Mutsu is much larger in size than the Golden Delicious and when ripe, holds the same golden color. The apple is always crisp, juicy and very sweet. It makes an excellent eating and baking apple while holding up very well in storage. Harvest time for this apple begins in October.