This is a basic list of apples grown across the state of North Carolina. Ranging from sweet to tart, each year, there are primarily six to eight varieties grown in North Carolina, and in some orchards, more than 40. Growing choices are made based on consumer preferences. Source: ncsu.edu
Has a Gingery-Sweet to Mildly Tart Flavor. With a bright golden-green with flesh that is fine-textured, crisp and creamy white. This apple is great for eating, salads and especially baking in pies.
Small to Medium Size, Heart Shape with Red and Yellow stripes, Sweet, Crisp & Vanilla flavor. Suitable as an all-purpose variety apple for eating, salads, cabbage slaw, & cider
Round to Oblate uniform appearance, yellow-green base, covered in red mottling, & patches of pink blush. Crisp, Juicy, Honey Sweetness. Good for eating, salads, & applesauce.
Round to Ovate shape with a slightly lopsided appearance, yellow base, covered in red-pink striping and blush. Sweet, Crunchy, & low in Acid. Good for eating & salads
Pale Green to Golden-Yellow, smooth Sweet flavor with a hint of Gingerbread spice. Good for eating, salads, slaw, fried apples, jams-jellies, & baking in pies
Yellow-Green base, bright Red-Orange blush, and striping. Crisp, Crunchy, & Juicy. Sweet, and Tangy Taste with Honey, and Fruity flavors. Good For eating, salads, applesauce, cooking, & baking
One of the most well-known commercially grown apples in the United States. Red skin, fine-grained flesh is creamy white, crisp and juicy and offers a mildly sweet taste. Good for eating, salads, & cabbage slaw
Yellow-green hue, and a few dark brown lenticels are dotted across the surface. The skin may also contain some brown russeting around the stem that is edible. Sweet-tart, Juicy, & Crisp. Great for eating, baking, & cooking
Round, to conical appearance with flat, broad shoulders tapering to a narrow base. Golden yellow base bright to dark red blush with some crimson striping, sweet, cider-like aroma, tropical, fruity taste. Good for eating, salads, cabbage slaw, & dipping in chocolate or caramel
Red stripes over a cream-colored background, Extra crispy, dense break away sweet tart taste. Good for eating, salads, dipping in chocolate or nut butters, & many cooking dishes
Deep red color with small white dots, and has a thick skin. Mild sweet flavor with tart nuances. Great for eating & baking apples, because the cooking process enhances its overall flavor.
Yellow-green base, enveloped in a dark red, maroon, to crimson blush. Cinnamon undertones and have a sweet, tart taste. Good for eating, cooking, and apple cider.
Round, Oval, to Conical, skin is smooth, firm, chewy, and thick, remaining bright green when ripe and covered in tiny, white dots. Sour, tangy, & tart, Good for eating, salads, dipping, cooking, & baking
Heirloom variety discovered in Arkansas. Tart, dark, pigmented apple, thick skin, and firm flesh. Can be eaten fresh.
Excellent for Baking
Cross between a Fuji and Honeycrisp. Sweet taste, crisp, juicy, & crunchy, green to golden yellow, dark red, rose, to maroon-colored blush Good for eating, salads, & cooking
Yellow-green base hue covered in large patches of red-pink blush and striping, Sweet flavor with firm, crisp, & crunchy texture. Good for eating, salads, cabbage slaw, cooking, & baking
Yellow-green base, covered in brown spots & light russeting around the stem, when harvested flavor is a sweet-tart, when keep while ripening the flavor sweetens, Good for eating, salads, & cooking
Yellow-green hue, covered in large patches of bright pink to red blush, crisp, sweet, and tangy flavor. Good for eating, salads, cabbage slaw, salsa, applesauce, apple butter, cooking, & baking
Apple Country Engine & Tractor Association
Copyright © 2023 Apple Country Engine & Tractor Association - All Rights Reserved.
Powered by GoDaddy Website Builder