Apples

Welcome to Adventures in Flavor! Over 300 varieties of apples are here at the farm, in a wide range of colors, sizes, and (most importantly!) flavor. Most of the varieties are either very new or heritage/antique varieties. We will continue to update descriptions and pictures as young trees start producing.

  • Many of our apple varieties are available in limited quantities and will not be available at all farmers' market or CSA pickup location sites.
  • Varieties in very limited quantities, and most available at the farm store, will be stickered either with the variety name or a number, for ease of identification. To identify this year's varieties labeled with only a number, look here.
  • Are you an apple fan? Pick up an "Apple Passport" when you visit and make tasting notes as you enjoy adventures in flavors all through apple season!. 

Sansa

Sweet apple with a fruity flavor and unique non-browning characteristic. Developed in Japan as a cross between Gala by Akane, it has firm breaking texture and a short ... (more)

Scarlet Croften

Sweet-tart with a flavor reminiscent of tangerine. An old Irish apple from County Silgo, it has been in cultivation since Elizabethan times, but wasn’t well known until ... (more)

Senshu

Very sweet apple with a perfumy flavor and a lovely tender texture. Originally from Japan. Ripens in late August. Circa 1980.

Shizuka

A very large, sweet and fruity apple developed in Japan. An offspring of Golden Delicious and Indo. Ripens in late September. Unknown date of origin.

Shockley

Sweet apple with a very complex, spicy flavor and a hard breaking texture. Originally from Georgia and somehow connected to a man named Shockley, who is its namesake. Ripens in early October. Circa 1852.

Showtime!

Sweet-tart with a complex, spicy, cidery flavor and a coarse, firm, breaking texture. Ripens in mid-August. Recent introduction.

Silken

Excellent, very sweet and lightly fruity flavor. Developed by the breeding program at the Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre in Summerland, British Columbia. Firm, ... (more)

Sir Prize

Sweet-tart with a mild flavor and a very tender breaking texture. It is an offspring of Golden Delicious. Ripens in late September. Circa 1975.

Smokey Mountain Limbertwig

Circa unknownSweet-tart apple with a very fruity flavor and a firm, moderately breaking texture. Ripens in early September. Unknown date of origin.

Snowsweet

Sweet apple with a vanilla flavor and a very tender breaking texture, originally released by the University of Minnesota. Ripens in mid-September. Recent introduction.

Splendour

Sweet with a fruity flavor and a tender, moderately breaking texture. Developed in New Zealand. Ripens in early October. Circa 1948.

St. Edmunds Russet

Sweet apple with a complex, aromatic flavor and a firm, non-breaking texture. Known as Early Golden Russet in England. Ripens in early August. Circa 1870.