We grow over 40 varieties of apples in our Rexford orchard—
including a variety of hard-to-find Heritage Apples!


Lindsey's Idyllwood Pick-Your-Own Orchard

The Orchard is now Closed.  Thanks for another great season!

See the chart below for current availability in our Rt 9 Store

 

Picture   Variety Description Best Uses Usual Availability Available now in our Clifton Park Store Available now for Pick-Your-Own at the Orchard
             
Early Mac
("Jersey Mac")
Slightly Tart & Tender Eating Late July - Mid August No No
  Melba Tart & Tender Exc: Baking
Good: Eating
Late July - Mid August No No
  Tydman Mild & Tender Baking Mid - Late August No No
  Burgandy Slightly Tart & Crunchy Eating Late August No No
  Ginger Gold Sweet & Crunchy Baking, Eating & Salad

Use with little or no sugar
Late August Limited No
 





R.I. Greening

~An Heirloom Variety
Tart & Firm Baking, Pies & Sauce Early September No No
  Jonamac Mild, Firm & Crisp Eating & Sauce Early September Limited No
  McIntosh ("Mac") Slightly Tart & Tender Exc: Eating & Salad;
Good: Pies & Sauce
Early September No No
  Paula Red Slightly Tart & Crisp Exc: Eating, Pies & Sauce
Good: Baking & Salad
Early September No No
  Gala Firm, Juicy & Sweet Exc: Eating, Drying & Cider
Good: Salad & Sauce
Early - Mid September No No
  Cortland Mild & Tender

Cross between a McIntosh and a Ben Davis
Exc: Eating, Pies & Salad
Good: Baking & Sauce
Mid September Limited No
 





Wolf River Mild Baking Mid September No No
  Macoun Mild, Crisp & Medium-Firm

Cross between a McIntosh and a Jersey Black
Exc: Eating, Salads
Good: Pies & Sauce
Mid September Limited No
  Honeycrisp Sweet-tart, Super Crisp

Cross between a Macoun and a Honeygold
Eating, Salad

Stores well
Mid September

Limited Availability
YES No
  Crispin
(Mutsu)
Firm, Sweet & Flavorful

Cross between a Golden Delicious and an Indo
Exc: Eating, Salads & Pies
Good: Sauces & Baking

Use with little or no sugar
Mid - Late September No No
  Empire Mild & Firm

Cross between a McIntosh and a Red Delicious
Exc: Eating
Good: Salads & Sauces
Mid - Late September YES No
 





Candy Crisp Mild Sweet & Firm Eating & Salads

Stores well
Late September YES No
  Golden Delicious Mild Sweet & Firm Exc: Eating & Salads
Good: Sauce, Pies & Baking

Use with little or no sugar
Late September Limited No
 





Hampshire
("Late Macs")
Tart Eating & Sauce Late September

Limited Availability
YES No
  Jonagold Slightly Tart & Crisp Good: Baking, Pies & Sauce
Fair: Eating & Salads
Late September

Limited Availability
YES No
 





Pound Sweet Sweet Good: Baking Late September

Limited Availability
No No
  Red Delicious Sweet & Tender Exc: Eating & Salads

Stores well
Late September YES No
  Fortune Sweet-tart

Cross between an Empire and a Spy
Eating, Pies & Sauce Late September

Limited Availability
YES No
 





Baldwin

~An Heirloom Variety
Tart Baking, Eating, Pies & Sauce Late September - Early October Yes No
 





Winter Banana

~An Heirloom Variety
Tart Eating Late Semptember - Early October

Limited Availability
Yes No
 





Golden Russet

~An Heirloom Variety
Sweet Eating, Pies, Salad & Sauce

Stores well
Early October

Limited Availability
Limited No
  Ida Red Tangy & Firm

Cross between a Jonathan and a Wagener
Baking, Eating, Pies, Salads & Sauces Early October YES No
 





Jonathan
("Ruby Jon")
Tart Eating, Sauce & Cider Early October No No
  Rome Mildly Tart & Firm Baking, Pies & Sauces Early October YES No
 





Spartan
("Sparta Mac")
Sweet

Cross between a McIntosh and a Yellow Newton
Eating Early October

Limited Availability
No No
  Fuji Sweet, Juicy & Crunchy Exc: Eating & Salad
Good: Baking, Pies & Sauce

Stores well
Early-Mid October

Limited Availability
YES No
 





Northern Spy Tart & Firm Exc: Eating
Good: Baking, Freezing, Pies & Sauce
Early-Mid October

Limited Availability
YES No
 





Winesap

~An Heirloom Variety
Tart with Wine-like flavor Baking Mid October YES No
 





Granny Smith Firm & Tart Exc: Pie
Good: Eating & Baking
Mid October Yes No
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