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RED DELICIOUS

Holtzinger Fruit - Red Delicious

Discovered as a chance seedling in Iowa in the 1870's, Red Delicious is the most widely recognized of all U.S. apple varieties and the most widely grown apple in the world. This dark red, heart-shaped fruit is sweet and juicy with crisp, creamy white flesh. This apple is the ideal snack for the lunchbox.

Red Delicious Sweetness Intensity

PERFECT FOR

  • Eating Fresh
  • In a Salad

HARVESTED

September

AVAILABILITY

All Year

GOLDEN DELICIOUS

Holtzinger Fruit - Golden Delicious

Discovered as a chance seedling in West Virginia in the 1890's, Golden Delicious have a bright cheery-looking yellow skin, sometimes with a red blush. With pale yellow flesh, this all purpose apple is crisp and sweet with a silky texture. Its thin skin and resistence to browning sets this apple aside as the most preferred for baking and salads.

Red Delicious Sweetness Intensity

PERFECT FOR

  • Eating Fresh
  • In a Salad
  • Pies/Deserts
  • Apple Sauce

HARVESTED

September

AVAILABILITY

All Year

GALA

Holtzinger Fruit - Gala

Discovered in the 1930's in New Zealand, Gala apples were introduced in the U.S. markets in the 1970's. One of the country's most popular apples, Galas are roundish, with a pleasantly mild, sweet taste, crisp texture and a beautiful light-red sheen with bright-yellow undertones. Galas are a favorite to eat out of hand thanks to their thin skin and overall sweetness, making them ideal for kids.

Gala Sweetness Intensity

PERFECT FOR

  • Eating Fresh
  • In a Salad
  • Pie/Desert
  • Apple Sauce

HARVESTED

Mid August

AVAILABILITY

Sept. - May

GRANNY SMITH

Holtzinger Fruit - Granny Smith

Originating in Australia, Granny Smith was introduced to US markets in the 1960's. Bright-green skin, sometimes with a red blush, hard fee, crisp bite and extremely tart taste. This is an ideal comlement to savory foods such as onions and salty food like cheese. Also to be noted, the green skin provides a great vidual element to any dish.

Granny Smith Sweetness Intensity

PERFECT FOR

  • Eating Fresh
  • In a Salad
  • Pies/Desert

HARVESTED

September

AVAILABILITY

All Year

FUJI

Holtzinger Fruit - Fuji

Developed in the 1930's and hailing from Japan, the Fuji apple was first marketed in the U.S. in the 1980's. A large crisp apple with an intense sweetness make this an ideal candiate for eating raw. Fabulous in salads and slaws.

Fuji Sweetness Intensity

PERFECT FOR

  • Eating Fresh
  • In a Salad
  • Pies/Desert

HARVESTED

October

AVAILABILITY

October - August

BRAEBURN

Holtzinger Fruit - Braeburn

Discovered in 1952 as a chance seedling in Australia and introduced in U.S. in the 1980s. Braeburns have a skin that's muted red with golden-yellow undertones and tinges of faint green. It produces a juicy, firm, crisp bite and offers a pleasing blanace between sweet and tart. Braeburns are good for baking as well as eating just as they are.

Braeburn Sweetness Intensity

PERFECT FOR

  • Eating Fresh
  • In a Salad
  • Pies/Desert
  • Apple Sauce

HARVESTED

September

AVAILABILITY

October - July

CAMEO

Holtzinger Fruit - Cameo

Discovered in Washington State in 1987, this apple quickly grew in popularity. Juicy, crisp, and sweet with just a hint of tart. It's skin has a straiated look of red-and-yellow with characteristic white spots. This variety is delicious when eaten raw and also can be preforms as well as Goldens in baking and cooking recipes.

Cameo Sweetness Intensity

PERFECT FOR

  • Eating Fresh
  • In a Salad
  • Pies/Desert
  • Apple Sauce

HARVESTED

September

AVAILABILITY

October - August

HONEYCRISP

Holtzinger Fruit - Honeycrisp

Developed by the University of Minnesota in the 1960s and introduced commercially in 1991. Honeycrisp's skin is a distinctive mottled scarlet red over a yellow background with characteristic shallow dimples and small lenticels over its surface. Lenticels are the pores of the apple that allow an exceptional juicy, crisp texture. A juicy and instantly refreshing apple, Honeycrisp have a honeyed, sweet tart flavor.

Honeycrisp Sweetness Intensity

PERFECT FOR

  • Eating Fresh
  • In a Salad
  • Pies/Desert
  • Apple Sauce

HARVESTED

September

AVAILABILITY

All Year

JONAGOLD

Holtzinger Fruit - Jonagold

Originating in 1953 at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York. Jonagold is a thin-skinned apple exhibiting a lovely red hue with hints of yellow. Its almost yellow flesh is crisp with a unique tangy flavor. It is a versatile apple and can be used in any recipe calling for apples, particularly desserts.

Jonagold Sweetness Intensity

PERFECT FOR

  • Eating Fresh
  • In a Salad
  • Pies/Desert

HARVESTED

Mid-September

AVAILABILITY

September - April

PINK LADY

Holtzinger Fruit - Pink Lady

Developed in Australia in 1970s, this apple was originally introduced as Cripps Pink. It is unusual to see a genuinely pink apple and visually Pink Lady® is one of the best looking apple varieties available. Pink Lady® have bright white flesh with juicy, crisp slightly tart and sweet taste. They are the last apple to be harvested in Washington State. Crisp, cool October nights bring on the wonderful pink color that give this apple its name.

Pink Lady Sweetness Intensity

PERFECT FOR

  • Eating Fresh
  • In a Salad
  • Pies/Desert
  • Apple Sauce

HARVESTED

Late October

AVAILABILITY

November - August

RED ROME

Holtzinger Fruit - Red Rome

Rome apples were discovered in 1871 in the U.S. The “Red Rome” is redder sport of the Rome Beauty. Rome apples are referred to as the "baker´s buddy," this mildly tart apple is most noted for its ability to retain its round shape and tangy flavor during cooking. This apple is especially good baked or sautéed.

Red Rome Sweetness Intensity

PERFECT FOR

  • Pies/Desert
  • Apple Sauce

HARVESTED

September

AVAILABILITY

September - Feburary