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Panorama Farm Market

Panorama Farm Market

Huge shop, huge selection, no PYO

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Panorama Farm Market

Panorama Orchards, Inc.

Hwy 515 Bypass, Ellijay, GA 30540

Phone: (706) 276-3813

Open: July-March, Weekends Year-Round, 9 am to 6 pm

Directions: 3 miles south of Ellijay on Appalachian Hwy. 515 (Rt 5 near Maddox Road).

Produce: Apples, cider, fried pies, apple bread, apple butter, sorghum syrup, honey, jams, jellies, chow chow, pickles, peaches, pumpkins and dried apples.

Last check on prices was 2014: $6 per half peck, $11 per peck, $18 per half bushel; seconds are $0.30/lb. Deer apples $3/box, Mixed apples $10 for half bushel box

If you write me to tell me what the prices were when you visit them, I'll be happy to report it here!


Panorama Farm MarketPanorama has an orchard, all you see is the farm market situated right along side a highway, so it sees a lot of tourist traffic.  Consequently, their prices are a bit higher than the others.  They have a very good selection and a huge number of pumpkins, plus homemade fried apple pies, apple butter, Ellijay apple bread and more!  They're very helpful and friendly!

Panorama's Apple Varieties

Below is a listing of the apple varieties that they typically carry, in order that they typically start to be harvested in Ellijay. Be sure to call a couple weeks before they are due to start harvesting, as the actual date varies from year to year! Ellijay apple orchards usually have apples for sale from August to late December.

Apple Variety Photo Usually start harvesting Flavor Best uses


August 1 Very sweet Eating, applesauce, apple butter, pies
Ginger Gold

Ginger Gold apple

Early Sweet Eating
Detroit Red

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August 1 Tart Cooking
Ozark Gold

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August 1 Tart Cooking


August 15 Tart Cooking
Red Delicious August 15 Sweet Eating, good to blend with other apples in applesauce and cooking
Golden Delicious August 15 Sweet Eating, good to blend with other apples in applesauce and cooking


August 20 Tart Cooking
Honey Crisp

August 20 Sweet, Crisp, Juicy Eating, Applesauce, Apple Butter, Pies
Mutsu September 1 Sweet / Tart Cooking / Eating
Jonagold September 1 Sweet / Tart Cooking / Eating
Rome Beauty

Rome Beauty apple

September 15 Slightly Tart Cooking / Eating
Stayman - Wine sap September 15 Tart Cooking / Eating


October 10 Very sweet Eating, applesauce, apple butter, pies, cooking
Granny Smith October 15 Tart Cooking / Eating
Yates Yates appple October 20 Sweet Eating
Brae burn


October 20 Sweet Eating
Arkansas Black

October 20 Tart Baking, Eating (very hard apple)
Pink Lady

October 20 Sweet Eating

Also, see our pages on tips for picking apples at a farm, easy illustrated directions to make applesauce, apple butter, apple jelly and apple pie; the guide to apple festivals and our guide to apple varieties! NEW! Please write me, if you know of any to add!

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