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Seller's Orchard

Seller's Orchard

Cozy shop, excellent prices, wide selection, no PYO

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Seller's Orchard

Seller's Orchard

Route 52 East, Ellijay, GA 30540.

Phone: (706) 273-3026

Open: August through December, daily from 9 am to 6 pm.

Directions: 7 miles East of Ellijay on Hwy. 52.

Seller's OrchardProduce: Apples, cider, local and regional peaches, grapes, jams, jellies, relishes, honey, syrup, apple cakes, strudels, cookies, bread, fried pies.

Last check on prices was 2014:  $7 per half peck, $8-9 per peck and $16-18 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 and no entertainment, but they make up for it with good prices and a good variety of apples and other pre-picked fresh produce. Small, but much less hectic than the larger establishments.

Seller's OrchardSeller'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
Ginger Gold

Ginger Gold apple

Early Sweet Eating
Detroit Red

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August 1 Tart Cooking
Jonathon

Jonathan.

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
Empire

Empire apple

August 20 Tart 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
Cortland Cortland apple September 15 Sweet Cooking / Eating
Stayman - Wine sap September 15 Tart Cooking / Eating
Fuji

Fuji.

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