Monday, October 25, 2010

Update, Monday Oct 25th: Gold Rush and Rome are now ready!

For those of you who are diehards, there are still plenty of apples out there. It may be rainy and a bit windy but isn't that the fun of picking apples!? Then you get to take them to your warm house and have the whole house smell like apples and cinnamon!

So here is what is going on out in the orchard:

If you're looking for golden delicious, there are lots on the older trees behind the shop. The apples trees are not organized in the older trees but it can be kind of fun because everything in that section is ready now. It's an easy way to get a good mixture of apples without a lot of effort.

Granny Smith are just now ready this last week so there is lots to choose from and they are looking very nice.

Gold Rush are just now ready. They are a smaller size apple that stores well, and I'm told if you cut into them they resist browning. They are similar looking to a Golden Delicious but a bit smaller.

Braeburns are looking good. Plenty out there. There is one new baby row that has lots and the rest are in the southwest corner of the orchard. You will see them right by the road when you drive in.

Still some Fujis out there. Driving through the older part of the orchard, I discovered a beautiful Fuji tree....ask me if you want those and I'll take you there! There are still some Fujis on the long rows too. Just be willing to walk down aways.

Still some Honeycrisp and Red Delicious out there.

Still lots of Jonagold too!

Rome are ready now too. Good for cooking. A beautiful bright red apple.

Melrose are practically almost gone but there are a few.

Most all apple rows are now getting to the point where you have to walk at least halfway down.

See you in the rain!


Mama Nirvana said...

Got some Rome and Fujis on Saturday and they are super delicious!

Beilke Family Farm said...

Thank you! Glad you came.