®2018 New York Apple Association

Complete Guide to New York’s Apple Varieties

Updated: Oct 9, 2018

When you have 600 local apple growers and more than 10 million (yes, million) apple trees … well, you produce a lot of apples.

And that’s exactly what New York does. You could even say it’s a core part of who we are (pun intended).


New York State has multiple varieties of apples, more than anywhere else in the U.S., each with its own unique flavor, consistency, size and color. Plus, certain types of apples have distinct uses, like baking or cooking, while others are simply a perfect healthy snack. With so many identifying characteristics, people will often develop a few favorites for different situations—but you’ll only know yours by trying them all!


Find your apple soulmate with our complete list of New York State apple varieties.