Okaw Valley Orchard

Apple Varieties and Descriptions

Reserved Fruit: We offer the ability to reserve/pre-purchase fruit. Fruit must be prepaid when reserved and must be picked up within 24 hours for peaches and 1 week for apples. We will call you and leave a message that your fruit is ready. Any fruit not picked up, will be sold and you will forfeit your payment.

Fruit Variety Notification: We have our favorite varieties also! If you would like to be notified that your favorite is in, sign up for our email list. Every week you will receive an email listing the varieties we are carrying and what is coming up. You can also check our Facebook page, it is updated with varieties every few days and often daily.

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Apples: *All apples are picked and graded by hand
*Some apples may be sold unwashed to prevent bruising
*We do not wax our apples
*We recommend you always wash your fruit before you eat it.

Peach: *All peaches are hand picked when they are firm/ripe.
*Peaches are not washed due to their sensitive flesh.
*Our peaches are all Freestone (they come away from the pit); however a few early varieties cling to the pit even though they are labeled Freestone.

We currently offer: 15 varieties of peaches, 27 varieties of apples, 3 varieties of pears, 2 varieties of Nectarines, 2 varieties of plums (Limited seasonal availability)

Apple Varieties Ripen Eating Salads Pies Baking Sauce Storage
Early Gold Late July * - - - *** -
Gala Late Aug *** ** *** *** ** **
McIntosh Late Aug * - ** ** *** **
Lura Red Late Aug ** ** *** *** * *
Jonathon Early Sept *** ** *** *** *** ***
Empire Mid Sept *** ** *** *** * **
Courtland Mid Sept *** *** *** *** * ***
Gold Delicious Mid Sept *** *** *** *** *** **
Red Delicious Mid Sept *** * ** ** * **
Mutzu Mid Oct *** *** *** *** * ***
Rome Mid Oct *** ** *** *** * **
Blushing Gold Mid Oct *** ** *** *** * ***
Granny Smith Late Oct *** ** *** *** * ***
Winesap Late Oct *** ** *** *** * ***