Green with an occasional pink blush, Granny Smith apples originated in Australia in the 1850s; revered for its pronounced tart flavor and firm, crunchy texture, this late season variety is excellent for eating, baking, applesauce and for cooking.
Granny Smith shipments are available November 1st through December 18th. Lyman Orchards reserves the right to substitute a similar or better apple. To ensure optimum quality, all perishable gifts are shipped from our orchards on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Please note the following rules regulating fruit shipments to the following states: Arizona, California, New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, Washington, and Oregon. These states require us to hold apples for 40 days in a specified environment prior to shipping. Enclosed in each shipment is a certificate issued by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, affirming that these regulations have been met. Granny Smith apple shipments to these states begin on December 11, 2017.
We ship only the finest apples, picked in our orchards during the peak of the harvest season. Timing of harvest seasons vary due to unpredictable weather which may delay or hasten fruit ripening. Please note that the dates of apple variety availability listed on this site are approximate.
To ensure optimum quality, all perishable gifts are shipped from our orchards on Mondays and Tuesdays.