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Apple Season is Here!

Published: September 13, 2017

The leaves are starting to change color, the pumpkin spiced everything is coming out, and the apples are ready for picking! There are many different types of apples--each with their own flavor--that are perfect for snacking, baking, and canning. Each type of apple is ripe at a different time, so it's best to know which apples you like and when they're ready. Here's a simple guide of the most popular apples found in Maine and when they're ready for picking.

Gingergold - August

Jersey Mac - Mid August

Paulared - Late August

Gala - Mid September

Honeycrisp - Mid September to Early October

McIntosh - Mid September to Mid October

Cortland - Late September to Mid October

Empire - October

Macoun - Early to Late October

Fortune - Mid October

Jonagold - Mid October

Northern Spy - Late October