Apple Ripening Chart

Name

*Ripening Date

Flavor

Texture

Fresh

Salads

Baked

Sauce

Pie

Lodi

July 5

tart

crisp

 

 

 

Paula Red

Aug 1

tart

crisp

Ginger Gold

Aug 15

sweet

crisp

 

 

 

Gala

Aug 20

sweet

crisp

Ozark Gold

Aug 25

tart-mild

tender

 

 

Jonathan

Sept 5

med. tart

crisp

Cortland

Sept 5

mild

tender

Jonalicious

Sept 1

sweet tart

crisp

 

 

Grimes Golden

Sept 15

sweet

crisp

 

Jonagold

Sept 20

sweet tart

crisp

Red Delicious

Sept 20

sweet

crisp

 

 

 

Empire

Sept 25

mild

crisp

Idared

Sept 30

tart

firm

Golden Delicious

Sept 30

sweet

tender

York Imperial

Oct 15

tart

crisp

 

 

 

Fugi

Oct 20

sweet

crisp

Braeburn

Oct 30

sweet

crisp

Gold Rush

Nov 10

tart

crisp