Pick Your Own Apples -Varieties Listed Below
Now picking Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Early Fuji, Jonagold, and Mutsu. Some of the mid to late varieties such as Cameo and Jonathan are beginning to be picked. After September 25th Stayman, Fuji, and Blushing Gold could be picked.
Pick your own NC apples
- Choose from 22 different apple varieties
- Containers provided ranging from 1/4 peck to a bushel
- Picking equipment available for your use
- Pick a pumpkin in the pumpkin patch!
- Bring your camera and capture a family memory!
- Enjoy the freshness of the outdoors!
- Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy by the orchard
- Can’t pick? Buy pre-picked apples already packaged
Plan a visit to Stepp Farm’s Hillcrest Orchard to pick your own North Carolina apples. Pick a 1/4 half peck or bushels of fresh apples in our 4th generation orchard and farm. Call ahead to confirm your favorite apple variety is available for pickin’.
Apple Ripening Schedule
|Ginger Gold Apples||Early Aug.||Sweet||All Purpose|
|GALA Apples||Mid Aug.||Sweet||All Purpose|
|Honey Crisp Apples||Late Aug.||Sweet||Fresh, Pies|
|Jonagold Apples||Early Sept.||Sweet||All Purpose|
|Mutsu Apples||Early Sept.||Slightly Tart||All Purpose|
|Golden Delicious Apples||Sept. 10||Sweet||All Purpose|
|Red Delicious Apples||Sept. 10||Sweet||Fresh, Salads|
|Jonathan Apples||Sept. 10||Slightly Tart||All Purpose|
|Empire Apples||Sept. 10||Sweet||Fresh, Salads|
|Crispin Apples||Sept. 10||Sweet||All Purpose|
|Cameo Apples||Mid-Late Sept.||Sweet||All Purpose|
|Ultra Gold Apples||Mid Sept.||Sweet||All Purpose|
|Blushing Gold Apples||Mid- Late Sept.||Slightly Tart||All Purpose|
|Fugi Apples||Late Sept.||Sweet||All Purpose|
|Stayman Winesap Apples||After Sept. 25||Tart||All Purpose|
|Turley Winesap Apples||After Sept. 25||Tart||All Purpose|
|Red Winesap Apples||After Sept. 25||Tart||All Purpose|
|Taylor Rome Apples||After Sept. 25||Mild||Baking, Sauce|
|Law Rome Apples||After Sept. 25||Mild||Baking, Sauce|
|York Apples||October||Tart||Baking, Sauce|
|Granny Smith Apples||October||Very Tart||All Purpose|
|Arkansas Black Apples||October||Very Tart||All Purpose|