How to Grow Apples for Every Season

Late summer

What to Grow: “Beauty of Bath” (old variety), “Discovery” (some frost resistance), “Irish Peach” (old variety), “Petit Pippin”

Early autumn

What to Grow: “Greensleeves” (self-fertile and good pollinator), “James Grieve” (old variety and excellent cropper that grows well in northern regions), “Laxton’s Fortune” (old variety), “Katy”

Late autumn

What to Grow: “Egremont Russet” (old variety that is self-fertile), “Lord Lambourne” (self-fertile and reliable heavy cropper), “Meridian,” “Sunset” (similar to “Cox’s Orange Pippin,” but more disease-resistant)

Early winter

What to Grow: “Blenheim Orange” (old variety that is good as a cooker and eater), “Crispin,” “Gala,” “Spartan”

Late winter

What to Grow: “Golden Delicious” (old variety, may be biennial), “Kent,” “Pixie,” “Winston” (self-fertile)

Spring

What to Grow: “Red Pippin” (juicy, Cox-like flavor), “Granny Smith” (old variety), “Josephine,” “May Queen” (old variety)

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