U-Pick Apple Varieties 2020 Gala Starts Aug 29 A sweet, juicy apple good for salads, baking and fresh eating. Daybreak Fuji Starts Aug 29 An early sport of Fuji. The fruit is large with a pink-red blush over 80% of the fruit surface. Macoun Starts Sept 5 An excellent dessert apple with characteristics similar to Macintosh. Jonagold Starts Sept 12 A sweet, tart juicy all purpose apple. As good for fresh eating as it is for pies and sauce. Golden Delicious Starts Sept 12 A sweet all purpose apple. Red Delicious Starts Sept 12 A sweet, crisp apple great for fresh eating. Empire Sold out for 2020 Starts Sept 5 A cross between Red Delicious and Macintosh, Empire has the crispness of red delicious and the tangy flavor of the Macintosh. Good for fresh eating and sauce. Crispin Starts Sept 26 A sweet, extra large apple that is an exceptionally good keeper. It can be used for anything! Stayman Starts Oct 3 A tart apple good for baking and sauce. Smokehouse Starts Sept 26 Good for sauce, baking and fresh eating. Makes excellent cider. Ripens in September and keeps well in common storage late into winter.