Deer Run Farms

Our Varieties will vary throughout the season but consist of the following:

We have over 15 Varieties of apples at Deer Run Farms, and it's time we get to talking about all of them.

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Taste: Braeburns are sweet apples with crisp textures. Their crisp texture is known to appeal to teens.

Good For: Snacks and salads.



Taste: Thin skin with a sweet/tart flavor. Hint of pear flavor.

Good For: Snacks.


Taste: Sweet and juicy.

Good For: Fresh eating and salads because Cortland apples stay white longer. 



Taste: Refreshing, juicy, extra crispy.

Good For: Eating, sauces, baking, and freezing. Excellent roasting apples. 



Taste: Blend of sweet and tart. The super crunchiness makes for great school snacks, and kids enjoy the flavor. 

Good For: Snacks.



Taste: Super sweet, wildly juicy, extremely crisp.

Good For: Snaking and baking. Great for applesauce because Fuji apples need little to no sugar added.


Taste: Mild flavor, while still being juicy.

Good For: Picky Eaters, the mellow flavor and thin skin make great snack and cooking apples.


Golden Delicious

Taste: Honey Sweet.

Good For: Eating, salads, and sauces. Great for baking due to the higher natural sugar content.



Taste: Complex sweet/tart mixture, very juicy.

Good For: Fresh Eating, the crispiness and juiciness appeals to children.



Taste: Sweetly tart.

Good For: Baking, Idareds make beautifully colored applesauce when cooked with the skins on.



Taste: Honey sweet and juicy with a hint of tartness.

Good For: Baking, Jonagolds also have a high natural sugar content and make great fried apples. Simply sauté in a little butter and add a touch of cinnamon.


Taste: Jonamac is more complex and less tart than a McIntosh,and are softer and sweeter than Jonamacs.

 Good For: Fresh Eating.


Taste: Sweet with tart tang, very juicy.

Good For:  Fresh Eating and salads. McIntosh's tender flesh cooks down quickly therefore its recommended for baking with a thickener.

Paula Red

Taste: Tart and Juicy.

Good For: Fresh Eating and Applesauce(High natural sugar content).

Red Delicious

Taste: Mildly sweet and juicy.

Good For: Eating and salads. Red Delicious apples also keep well for a very long time, making them a great basket or display apple.

Apple links

Here are a few links to websites with articles about apples that you might find helpful.