What apples are in season right now in Georgia?

What apples are in season right now in Georgia?

Apple Picking is planned on weekends through October or early November.

August 1-10 Detroit Red
October 15 – October 30 Arkansas Black
October 25-30 Yates
October 5-15 Fuji
October 15-30 Pink Lady

Can you apple pick in Georgia?

Georgia has some wonderful U-pick apple orchards less than two hours from Atlanta in the north Georgia Mountains, and no matter how busy we are, the boys always make time for a trip to the Apple Capital of Georgia – Gilmer County – for some delicious Ellijay, Georgia apples and a BBQ lunch.

Who owns Mercier orchards?

David Lillard married into the Mercier family and, in 1997, he and his wife, Melissa, left their jobs in Atlanta to become part of her family’s business. Lillard is the orchard manager, overseeing what grows on the family’s three properties, covering 300 acres.

Is it too late for apple picking?

Apple season is around the month of September. While peak harvest generally occurs in September for most of the apples we see in stores, there are some cultivars which are ready as early as late July and others that aren’t ripe until October or even November!

Are apples ready in north Ga?

Apple season in Georgia runs mid-August through mid-October. There are 22 different types of apples typically grown in the state, and each one is harvested at a different time.

Are apples ready in North Georgia?

While Georgia’s apple season runs from mid-August through December, its peak typically hits between late-September and mid-October. Sadly, several orchards suffered a significant loss of the apple crop this year due to a hard freeze earlier in the spring, limiting U-pick options at some farms.

What season are apples?

Depending on the variety, apples are available from late July through early November. Gala, Macoun and McIntosh ones are ready to go in September, so start stocking up now. Gala apples are sweet with a reddish-orange and yellow-striped skin.

What is apple season in Ellijay GA?

Ellijay apples, grown in Georgia’s Apple Capital, are the first new crop available in the country every year. The season begins in late August and runs through December. Cool mountain nights produce the best tasting, crispiest apples.

What are sweetest apples?

The sweetest apples come from a select group of varieties, including Fuji, Gala, Honeycrisp, and Golden Delicious apples. These apples are particularly high in natural sugars and are best enjoyed in-season.

What is apple season in North Georgia?

From late August to mid-December, Georgia orchards boast some of the freshest, tastiest apples in the country. Here are a few of the orchards and markets offering the best apples North Georgia has to offer.

Are Honeycrisp apples grown in Georgia?

Mid August Apples: Lots of popular apple varieties are available mid-late August including: McIntosh, Jonathon, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Empire, and Honey Crisp (my son’s new favorite). McIntosh is a sweet/tart apple good for cooking and eating.

What time of year should you buy apples?

What do you call a group of peach trees?

“Grove” is also defined as a group of trees planted and cultivated for fruit or nut production. An orchard always has to consist of fruit or nut trees, but a grove does not.

How many trees make an orchard?

Officially, the definition of an ‘orchard’ is five trees together.