Feature Gowans Premium Heirloom and Heritage Apples

 

 

The following apples are available in wholesale quantities, by the boxed pallet or by the ton. Great for grocery stores that want to feature authentic California grown apples, for cidermakers and distillers who want the best tree ripened flavor.

Variety Name   Description
Arkansas Black

 

Long-keeping, tart apple with golden flesh, very crisp. Hints of vanilla. Excellent cooking apples.

 

Braeburn

 

Very crisp, hard apple, sweet and slightly tart. Great for desserts and cooking. Aromatic, with hints of pear and cinnamon. 

 

Early Red McIntosh

 

Best for fresh eating, this apple has red and green skin and tender, juicy white flesh. The tart flavor has hints of strawberry.

 

Fall Pippin

 

Excellent cooking apples and one of the oldest American varieties. Sharp and refreshing flavor. Very juicy. 

 

Golden Delicious

 

Sweet, crisp, picked ripe. An excellent eating apple. Some chefs suggest this terroir gives imparts a Gewürztraminer-like flavor. 

 

Granny Smith

 

Late Harvest for maximum flavor and sweetness. Classically crisp with bright white flesh and a tart, acidic, yet subtly sweet flavor.

 

Gravenstein

 

A popular high quality dessert and culinary apple. Creamy, juice flesh with a sweet-tart flavor hints of honey. Highly aromatic with a classic apple flavor.

 

Jonathan

 

Best all around flavor and sweetness. Great for both cooking and fresh eating. Crisp and juicy, with a tart tang and subtle hints of spice. 

 

McIntosh

 

Popular and well known, this is a great fresh-eating apple. Simple flavor, balanced acid and sweetness. Exceptionally juicy white flesh.

 

Orange Pippin

 

Good eating apple, delicate flavor, and one of the best in quality of the English dessert apples. The flesh is very aromatic, very juicy, yellow-white, fine-grained, and crisp.

 

Organic Golden Delicious

 

Sweet, crisp, picked ripe. An excellent eating apple. Firm, crisp, and white-fleshed with a speckled, pale green to golden yellow color.

 

Organic Sierra Beauty

 

The world’s best cooking apple. High acid, juicy, a balanced sweet-tart flavor with hints of spice and a floral aroma. Premium apple taste and perfect cooked texture.

 

Red Delicious

 

Picked at perfection making for excellent eating. Sweet, crisp, and juicy. Hints of vanilla and marzipan.

 

Red Gravenstein

 

A popular high quality dessert and culinary apple. Creamy flesh, juicy and sweet. Highly aromatic with a classic sweet-tart flavor. Considered by many to be one of the best all-around apples, especially for baking and cooking.

 

Sierra Beauty

 

The world’s best cooking apple. High acid, juicy, a balanced sweet-tart flavor with hints of spice and a floral aroma. Premium apple taste and perfect cooked texture.

 

Winter Banana

 

A great fresh eating apple with beautiful color and aromatic perfume. The crisp flesh has a sweet pineapple-y flavor. It's also a good cooking apple, especially desserts, and keeps well.