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Penland's Apple House

Penland's Apple House

Convenient location, no PYO

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Penland's Apple HousePenland's Apple House

Hwy 515 Bypass, Ellijay, GA 30540

They also have a location at Ga Hwy 282 and US 76, 8 miles west of Ellijay.

Phone: (706) 635-5110

Open: August through December  9 am to 6pm

Directions: 3.5 miles south of Ellijay

Penland's Apple HouseProduce: Apples, cider, peaches, apple pies, apple cider doughnuts, ice cream and apple fritters, jams, jellies, relishes, honey, syrup, bread.

Last check on prices was 2014: $6 per half peck, $10 per peck, $18 per half bushel.  No seconds/culls, but they do have small apples for $10 per half bushel
If you write me to tell me what the prices were when you visit them, I'll be happy to report it here!

Review

No pick-your-own, but they have a good variety of apples,  and a convenient location right on the by-pass, directly opposite Panarama.

Penland'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
Gala

Gala.

August 1 Very sweet Eating, applesauce, apple butter, pies
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
September Wonder   September 1 Sweet Very Sweet, Eating, good to blend with other apples in applesauce and cooking
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 - Winesap September 15

 

Tart Cooking / Eating
Fuji

Fuji.

October 10 Very sweet Eating, applesauce, apple butter, pies, cooking
Granny Smith October 15 Tart Cooking / Eating
Arkansas Black

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

October 20 Sweet Eating
Yates

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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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