Apple Orchard is Open!

Emma Krumbee’s invites you to celebrate autumn in the country and share in the harvest! Our orchard is open daily this fall 10am – 6pm. A day at Emma Krumbee’s Apple Orchard offers a break from the tangle of everyday living with pure and simple, honest-to-goodness family fun. This is a time when moms and dads, grandparents and grandchildren, can reconnect with each other and make memories that last a lifetime. So, grab the gang and come visit us at Emma Krumbee’s Apple Orchard! What’s available:

 

 RedFree: Retail and U-Pick
Light flesh is crisp and juicy. Reduced acid. Dessert quality. Harvest time is Mid August to Early September

 

Red McIntosh: Retail and U-Pick
Medium-large apples. Skin color may be greenish, deeply blushed with bright red. Tart, rich flavor, high quality eating. Harvest time is Early September to Late September

 

Red Cort / Cortland: Retail and U-Pick
Large, mostly dark appealing red color. Very white flesh holds color well in salads. Harvest time is Mid September to Mid October

 

Haralson: Retail and U-Pick
Medium size, tart, crisp, juicy red. Excellent for cooking. Under refrigeration, keeps until spring or later. Harvest time is Late September to Late October

 

Honey Gold: Retail and U-Pick
Medium to large. Golden to yellow-green. Crisp, juicy with sweet honey-like flavor. Keeps well, but bruises easily. Harvest time is Late September to Mid October

 

Regent: Retail and U-Pick
Medium to large. Bright red with obscure stripes. Flesh is crisp and juicy withe a very natural flavor. Great keeper. Harvest time is Early October to Late October

 

Connell Red / Fireside: Retail and U-Pick
Unusually large size. Solid red with crisp texture and a fine sweet flavor. Under refrigeration, keeps a long time. Harvest time is Early October to Late October

 

Zestar:  Retail and U-Pick
Most outstanding flavor! Excellent sweet-tart balance with a brown sugar overtone. Crisp and juicy. Excellent for fresh eating and cooking. Stores well. Harvest time is Late August to Mid September

 

Honeycrisp: Retail & U-pick
Medium to large. Bright red and yellow. Explosively crisp, very sweet and juicy. Good keeper. Harvest time is Late September to Early October

 

SweeTango: Retail only
An offspring of Honeycrisp and Zestar. This apple will make your tastebuds dance! Harvest time is Early September to Late September

 

Macoun: Retail only
Sometimes pronounced “McCowan”. It is regarded to be the finest eating apple in the world. The skin is a dark red with purple hues. It’s very firm, juicy and sweet tasting with a hint of berry. Harvest time is Mid September to Early October

 

Steller Stella: Retail only
Crisp with just the right mixture of sweetness and zip for fresh-off-the-tree eating! Harvest time is Mid August to Early September

 

La Crescent: Retail only
Harvest time is Mid September to Early October

 

Paula Red: Retail only
Paula Red apples are bright red with some yellow and tan spots; the skin often has a dusty sheen. They have a sprightly taste, not too sweet and not too tart, vinous and slightly reminiscent of strawberries. It has a firm white flesh that becomes soft and mealy extremely quickly as its season declines. Paula Red apples are suitable for both eating fresh and cooking, although they become extremely soft when cooked, which suits them to some dishes (applesauce) and not others (pies). Harvest time is Mid September to Early October

 

 

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