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6140 Guide Meridian
Lynden, WA 98264
360.318.7720

BelleWood Acres
Ripening Calendar

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Depending on the weather and apple variety, ripening dates will vary each year. If you are coming to pick a specific variety, always call first.

Each variety generally ripens for approximately two weeks.

Check the Upcoming News and Events page for current U-pick apple availability or call (360) 318-7720 to confirm what varieties are ready for picking or purchase.

BelleWood Acres near Bellingham, Lynden and Ferndale in Washington is home to an orchard of more than 25,000 apple trees that you can pick yourself or we’ll pick for you. Gravenstein, Zestar, Sansa, Sunrise, Tsugaru, Jonamac, Gala, Honeycrisp, McIntosh, Golden Supreme, Jonagold, Belle de Boskoop, Fuji, Idared, Sonata/Corail, Orin, School House Red, BelleWood Prince, Mountain Rose and WA-2 are the apple varieties you’ll find for picking and purchase at BelleWood Acres.

Early-Season Varieties

Gravenstein

Aug 25 – Sept 15

Terrific sauce or pie apple with a unique shape and Old-World flavor.

Zestar

Sept 1–20

A relatively new variety that's excellent for fresh eating and cooking.

Sansa

Sept 1–15

Fabulous for fresh eating, and also great for salads and sauc.

Sunrise

Sept 5 – 20

Great dessert fruit that will keep very well when treated like a delicate peach.

Tsugaru

Sept 10 – 25

Gourmet dessert apple rated among the best eating apples of Japanese heritage.

Mid-Season Varieties

Jonamac

Sept 15 – 30

Great for fresh eating, salads and baking.

Gala

Sept 15 – 30

Touch of red with yellow color and deeply sweet.

Honeycrisp

Sept 15 – 30

Renowned gourmet eating apple, that's also great for baking and has exceptional storage capability.

McIntosh

Sept 20 – 30

Favorite on the East coast and good for all purposes

Gold Supreme

Sept 20 – Oct 5

Wonderful all-around apple that's excellent for fresh eating and all culinary uses.

Jonagold

Sept 20 – Oct 5

Excellent apple for fresh eating, baking, pies and sauces.

Late-Season Varieties

Fuji

Oct 15 – 30

A rare treat in Northwest Washington, this apple is great for fresh eating and stores extremely well.

Idared

Oct 15 – 30

Tangy, tart and tasty apple that's terrific for fresh eating, salads, pie, sauces and baking.

Sonata/Corail

Oct 15 – 30

Incredible balance of sugars and acids with a flavor that matures in storage.

Orin

Oct 15 – 30

Delicate, pear-like flavor that is a real treat for fresh eating.

School House Red

Oct 15 – 30

Full of crunch small in size, perfect for school age children.

BelleWood Prince

Oct 15 – 30

Pleasing mix of sweet and tart all around versatile apple

Mountain Rose

Oct 15 – 30

Heirloom variety with tart taste and long shelf life.

WA- 2

Oct 15 – 30

New apple yet to be named this year. It is late harvested and needs rest to hit its flavor peak. Our featured apple in January.

 

Grown with care, picked for flavor

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