Fruit Calendar

These are estimated datesActual  dates when fruit is available varies from year to year depending on weather conditions.
Quantities of certain fruits may be limited or unavailable. Please call the orchard salesroom from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm during fruit season to check on fruit availability. 256-437-9254

June

Blueberries About June 5
Cherries About June 5
Blackberries About June 20
Cling Peaches About June 25
Early Gold Apples (tart, cooking and eating) About June 25

July

Semi-Freestone Yellow Peaches (Red Havens) About 1st week
Plums About 1st week
Freestone Yellow and White Peaches (Many different varieties, sweet, good for eating and preserving) About 2nd week
Seedless Grapes (green, red, and purple) About 2nd week
Pears About 2nd week
Asian Pears About 3rd week
Nectarines About 3rd week
Indian Cling Peaches (Red flesh, good for eating, pickling, and preserving) About 3rd week
Ginger Gold Apples (Sweet/tart, good eating apple) About 4th week

August

Peaches, pears, grapes, plums, etc. usually available until the middle of the month.
Gala Apples (Sweet eating apple) Early in the month
Pippin Apples (Large, tart, green cooking apple, good for drying, applesauce, and applebutter) About the 2nd week
Ozark Gold Apples (Good for cooking and eating) About the 2nd week
Honey Crisp Apples (Sweet-tart, crisp eating apple) About 3rd week
Jonathan Apples (Tart, red, good for cooking and eating) About 3rd week
McIntosh Apples (Not as tart as Jonathan, good for eating and cooking) Toward end of month

September

Jonathan and McIntosh Apples will still be available.
Jonagold Apples (Cross between Jonathan and Gold Delicious, good eating apple) About 1st week
Red Delicious Apples (Sweet eating apple) About 2nd week
Gold Delicious Apples (Sweet eating apple) About 2nd week
Mutsu Apples (Good eating apple) About 2nd week
Fresh Apple Cider About 2nd week
Rome Beauty Apples (Good for eating and baking) About 3rd week

October

Cider, Jonathan, Red Delicious and other varieties of apples may still be available.
Winesap (tart, good for pies) Early in the month
Fuji (Sweet Eating Apple similar to Gala) Early in the month
Granny Smith (tart, good for pies, drying, canning) Early in the month
Arkansas Black (very hard) Middle of the month
Pink Lady (crisp, juicy, sweet/tart, stores well) End of the month

November/DECEMBER

Cider, Jonathan, Red Delicious and other varieties of apples might still be available. Closing date for the season varies from year to year.

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