Apple Season typically runs from Late August to November.
Treat the family to a day out celebrating fall and it’s local harvest of delicious Ontario apples with this list of apple orchards in the GTA and Southern Ontario.
Types of Apples in Ontario
McIntosh: a deep red color with a green background.
Red Delicious: deep red, elongated shaped and five bumps on bottom.
Empire: dark red, blush with a splash of yellow or green.
Idared: bright red with greenish-yellow patches.
Crispin (or Mutsu): greenish-yellow exterior with an orange blush.
Golden Delicious: yellow or greenish-yellow exterior, elongated shape, five bumps on bottom.
Spartan: dark red skin.
Cortland: bright red with yellow cheek.
Northern Spy: red-striped skin with green color. Northern Spy is the number 1 baking apple.
Source: Foodland Ontario