Apples Sold at Gilby’s

Ready to Eat:

Chestnut Crab, Cortland, Fireside, First Kiss, Frostbite, Haralred, Haralson, Honeycrisp, Macintosh, Pazazz, Riverbelle, SweeTango, Sweet Sixteen, Wealthy, & Zestar.

We sell all of our apples by the pound. They are bagged in 6 and 12 pound bags for your convenience.

  • One medium apple has about 80 calories and is free if fat, cholesterol and sodium.
  • Contain Fiber.
  • Good source of some vitamins, minerals and other important nutrients.
  • Great for detoxifying the body.

Gilby’s Apples for Sale Comparison Chart – These Apples May Be Purchased During the Season at Gilby’s Orchard – Supplies Limited

Common Name


Storage Life


Chestnut Crab

8 weeksPleasant nut like flavor, outstanding flavor and texture, very winter hardy


4-6 weeksWhite flesh, eating or cooking – has done well at Gilby’s.Won’t turn brown! Ruby red apples with snowy center. Also perfect for pies and cider.

Ripens mid September.

Fireside/Connell Red

5 monthsLarge, sweet, pleasant flavor, resistant to Cedar-rust, same parents as Connell Red

First Kiss

5 monthsVery crisp, sweet with a tart finish, and very juicy, excellent storage, good results in 3b.

Managed variety.


4 monthsSmall apple, crisp, very sweet, molasses, extremely cold hardy, Parent to Keepsake and Sweet 16, grandparent to Honeycrisp


5 monthsJuicy, tart, firm, extremely hardy and fire blight resistant


5 monthsHard, Crisp, Tart, Very Hardy will not pollinate Haralred or Beacon


 7 monthsSweet, well balanced, crisp, excellent flavor.


4-6 weeksSprightly flavor, good for making apple sauce.


 7 monthsThis apple is like a good red wine… it get better with time.

Very late season ripening in mid October. This is an apple managed by Honeybear brand.

Managed variety.


3 monthsHard, crisp, sweet and very juicy with excellent flavor.

Managed variety that has become very popular as early season apple.


8-10 weeksThis apple has moved into first place at Gilby’s, more sales than Honeycrisp. Sweet, crisp, juicy excellent flavor.

Managed variety apple, great results in zone 3b at Gilby’s.


Sweet Sixteen

3-4 monthsThis apple has a crisp juicy texture,. excellent sweet unusual flavor like cherry candy, great for fresh eating.


4 weeksGrandma’s best kept secret for apple pies. Early season tart apple.


4-8 weeksCrisp and juicy, excellent sweet tart flavor also very good for pies and sauces. Good results in zone 3b at Gilby’s.

Apple Varieties Storage Chart

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