The Orchard

 

Let us help you make apples a part of your family tradition!

Come out and enjoy the orchard throughout the entire year! Take family photos with a beautiful backdrop of apple blossoms in the spring, enjoy tours and fresh produce from our garden in the summer, taste test the apples then pick a pumpkin in the fall, and do all of your holiday shopping in the winter! The orchard is full of action and we welcome visitors at any time of the year!

Apple Varieties

August

Ginger Gold

Sweet Yellow
Makes great applesauce!

Hybrid Parentage - Golden Delicious, Albermarle, & Pippin

Introduced - 1960's

Wealthy

Tart

Earliest apple cultivar to thrive in Minnesota.

Created by Peter Gideon in 1868

Excellent for baking!

Zestar!

Sweet/Tart

U of MN release 1991

Hybrid Parentage - "State Fair" & "MN 1691"
Excellent for baking!

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Six new apple varieties are on their way! Plus we planted Cherries, Peaches, & Pears!

September

Chestnut Crab Apple

Sweet, delicious crab apple variety!

U of MN release 1949
Uses - Eating, Sauces, Pickling

 

Sansa

A medium sized red apple that originates from Japan!

Has a sweet, sharp flavor that is great for drying.

Honeycrisp

Sweet

Hybrid Parentage - "Keepsake" & Unknown

U of MN release 1991
Uses - Eating

Buckeye Gala

Sweet

Smaller size (great for school lunches!)
Uses - Eating

Estival

Sweet

Uses - Eating & Baking

SweeTango

Sweet & slightly tart

Hybrid Parentage - "Honeycrisp" & "Zestar!"
Uses - Fresh Eating, makes a great applesauce!

McIntosh

Tart

Medium size
Uses - Eating, Pies, Sauce
Cooks down well!

Royal Cortland

A great sweet/tart mix but a bit more on the tart side.

White flesh, Doesn't brown as easily
Uses - Eating, Salads, Sauce, Apple Butter

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October

Snowsweet

Known for its snow white flesh that is extremely slow to brown. Great flavor balance that is mostly sweet and mildly tart. 

MN 1505

A delicious yellow apple! Crisp and juicy!

Honeygold

Sweet, Yellow

Hybrid Parentage - "Golden Delicious" & "Haralson"

U of MN release 1943

Uses - fresh eating & sauce

Haralson

Tart

U of MN release 1922

Hybrid Parentage - "Malinda" & "Wealthy"
Uses - Eating, Pies
Cooks - Firm, Holds slice

B-51

Sweet & Extraordinarily crisp!

Incredibly long refrigerated shelf life

Uses - Eating

Created in Minnesota

 

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  Orchard Hours
Open through December!
Monday - Saturday
10AM to 6PM
Sunday
11AM to 5PM
WHERE ARE WE?

176 200th Ave. Fairmont, MN 56031

Apple Samples

Don't know which apple you would like? Ask us for a free sample during your next visit!

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