Mountain Orchards is now closed for this season.

Thank you to everyone that visited our Orchard this year, it was a year like no other. We wish you the best, stay safe, and we will see you in 2021!

PLEASE check back to this section prior to your visit as variety opening dates can vary according to weather.

SilkenApple Sold Out

SILKEN

End of August to Mid-September

SOLD OUT

Noted for its unique white gold porcelain colour and for its outstanding texture and flavour.

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LOBO

Early to Mid-September

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Large and crisp; tart at first, sweetens in storage. We make all our pies with it. It also is a great tasting apple when picked at the right time.

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McINTOSH

Mid-September to Mid-October

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Originated in 1800 as a chance seedling by John McIntosh of Dundela, Ontario. Excellent for eating fresh, baking pies and sauces. Best all-purpose apple.

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HONEYCRISP

Late September

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Distinctive crisp texture, aromatic, juicy and a slightly acidic and sweet taste. Flesh is cream coloured. Best eaten fresh. Stores very well.

SpartanApple

SPARTAN

Late September to Early October

Closed for the season

Cross between the McIntosh and Newtown; originated in British Columbia. Medium size, red variety. Good fresh from hand; makes pie filling, too.

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CORTLAND

Late September to Early October

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Mild, sweet taste and crisp texture. Excellent for salads and fruit plates; resists browning. Good for pies and sauces.

EmpireApple

EMPIRE

Late September to Mid-October

Closed for the season

Cross between the McIntosh and Red Delicious. Slightly tart; juicy, firm and crisp. Ideal for snacks; makes great applesauce.

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HONEY GOLD

Late September to Mid-October

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A yellow Golden Delicious type apple. Sweet and crisp, used for fresh eating, pies, salads and sauces.

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EDEN

Late September to Early October

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Juicy, firm, crisp and resistant to bruising and stores well. Resists browning after cutting, making it good for salads, and desserts.

AmbrosiaApple

AMBROSIA

Early October to Mid-October

Closed for the season

A cross between Red and Golden Delicious. Cream coloured flesh, sweet, crisp and juicy with a distinctive honeyed aroma. Hold their shape in pies.

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GOLDEN DELICIOUS

Early October to Mid-October

SOLD OUT

Excellent for eating fresh and one of the best baking apples for pies, apple sauce or apple butter.

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