|Please note that many of these apples are only available on the market or as u-pick. Check respective sections above for a list of what is available in u-pick or the market.
Braeburn. Sweet with a hint of tart, and a firmness that stores well. These traits plus the fact that they bake well have made them a very versatile apple.
Cameo. A firm, crisp, and sweet apple that resists browning. Great for fresh eating, applesauce, or baking. Keeps well in your refrigerator.
Cortland. A hint of tartness makes this a great earing, cooking, and baking variety. A descendent of the McIntosh. It’s a bit sweeter than its ancestor and juices really well.
Fuji. An incredibly sweet flavor, low acid content, and crisp. Excellent all-purpose use for snacking, baking, and cooking.
Gala. A crisp, snappy bite over mellow sweetness. It is Michigan’s 3rd most popular apple! Very versatile, great for eating or cooking.
Gold Rush. Tart when initially harvested, but when kept in storage, the flavor balances, creating a sweet, acidic, and tangy taste. A cross between Golden Delicious with Rome Beauty and Winesap. Stores for months.
Granny Smith. A bright green apple with gray dots. The apple is tart making it good for pies and fresh eating. The traditional “sour green” apple.
Honeycrisp. A people’s favorite. It is crisp with an excellent sweet flavor and a “bite” to it. Great for eating fresh or using in salads. Keeps only several weeks.
Ida Red.. Suits your every use! Eat fresh or for cooking. Taste is both tangy and tart. Flesh is white, crisp and juicy. Favored for sauces, pies and desserts. Texture holds up well when baked.
Jonathan. Pretty and popular, used for fresh eating and cooking, a favorite for apple butter and taffy apples.
McIntosh. An old time favorite. An aromatic, juicy, sweet, and tangy tart. The tender white flesh and distinctive flavor makes it great for applesauce.
Mutsu. Also called Crispin, it is a cross between Golden Delicious and the Japanese Indo apple. It has a sweet-honeyed flavor mixed with sharp, tangy, and acidic notes. They can be stored until spring.
Northern Spy. The professional baker’s dream, cooks up well in applesauce, pie and other dishes. Stores well, easy to remember by saying “Spies for pies”.
Pink Lady. Medium size apple with a firm, crisp flesh, and a tart taste with a sweet finish. Stores well.
Red Delicious. America’s most popular apple, known for the “five little bumps” on the bottom. Best for fresh eating and snacks. Full-flavored sweet taste, yellowish flesh, and crisp texture.
Red Rome. A big, round, red apple right out of storybooks! They have a mild, sweet flavor. Most popular for baking because it holds flavor and shape well.
Yellow Delicious. A gingery-smooth, sweet taste under a thin skin. It is the most popular yellow apple, good eaten fresh, baked or cut in salads. Makes a nice apple sauce and many people use for canning pie filling.
Winesap. A well-known American heirloom apple. It has a firm, juicy, light yellow flesh with a wine-like sweet-tart flavor. It is an all-purpose apple that stores well, and it is favored for cider-making.