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Apple Varieties and Approximate Ripening Dates

Updated: Aug 7, 2023

I've created extensive descriptions of the apples on this blog but I thought it would help you all to have a quick list to reference. Please remember these are all just approximate ripening dates - feel free to call us 608-635-4780 to see what varieties we actually have in the shop at any particular time.

Chenango Strawberry - August 14th

Duchess - August 14th

William’s Pride - August 15th

Dandee Red - August 15th

Paulared - August 15th

Scarlet - August 15th

Zestar! - August 17th

Sansa - August 19th

Ginger Gold - August 20th

Akane - August 21st

Red Gravenstein - August 23rd

Jonamac - August 26th

Wealthy - August 27th

Gala - August 30th

Haralson - September 1st

McIntosh - September 1st

Silken - September 3rd

Cortland - September 3rd

Arlet (Swiss Gourmet) - September 3rd

Crimson Crisp - September 5th

Wolf River - September 5th

Jonathan - September 6th

Frostbite - September 6th

Bella - September 7th

Honeycrisp - September 9th

Smokehouse - September 10th

Cox’s Orange Pippin - September 12th

Shizuka - September 14th

Golden Supreme - mid-September

Spartan - September 16th

JUMBO - September 16th

Empire - September 17th

Macoun - September 18th

NW Greening - September 18th

Snow Sweet - September 24th

Regent - September 24th

Fuji - September 25th

Honeygold - September 25th

Fameuse (Snow) - September 26th

Northern Spy - September 27th

Bonnie’s Best - September 28th

Fireside - October 1st

Melrose - October 3rd

Jonagold - October 4th

Idared - October 4th

Golden Delicious - October 7th

Stayman - October 7th

Cameo - October 8th

Red Delicious - October 12th (plus a decent frost)

Keepsake - October 14th

Sweet 16 - October 14th

Arkansas Black - October 15th

Granny Smith - October 15th

Braeburn - October 16th

Winesap - October 20th

Baker's Mix - late August

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