Dickie Brothers Orchard

A Growing Tradition

Circa 1750

*****    This is an Approximate harvest schedule   *****

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The actual date an apple is ripe for harvest, is determined by nature's schedule, not ours.  Please check Dickie Bros. Orchard's  HOME PAGE to see what is available each day.      

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Winesap apples will be available pre-picked only, when they are ready for harvest mid-October.

Apple

Flavor

Eating

Pie

Salad

Sauce

Baking

Ripens

PaulaRed

Early Mcintosh cousin, tart
yes
not best use
 
yes
 
Late July / Early August

Gala

Light texture, sweet, great for eating fresh
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Mid - August
HoneyCrisp Super crisp
and juicy
yes   yes yes no Mid - August

McIntosh

Traditional, tart, flavorful
yes
   
yes
 
Late August
Jonagold
Great Eater!
Crisp!
yes yes yes no yes Early -
September

Golden Delicious

Sweet, excellent for all uses
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Early September

Red Delicious

Tender, juicy, best for out of hand eating
yes
 
yes
not best use
 
Mid - September

Empire

Great for eating, 1/2 McIntosh & 1/2 Red Delicious
yes
 
yes
   
Mid -September

Granny Smith

Tart, crisp, great keeper
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Early October

Rome

Firm, slightly tart, excellent for baking, keeps well
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Early October

Stayman

Firm, mildly tart, best for most uses
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Mid - October

Winesap

Firm, tart, keeps well
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Mid - October

Fuji

Sweet, crisp, great keeper
yes
yes
yes
yes
yes
Mid - October
Pink Lady Tart and
crisp
yes yes yes     1st week
of November