U-Pick Fruits and More
Hello, this is Sandy Rennie at Rennie Orchards. What a bounty of fruits and vegetables we have during the Summer and Fall months every year – including HONEYCRISP apples at the end of September! Here’s a list of what we offer and approximate dates. However, I won’t pick anything before it’s time…so mark your calendar and give us a call or visit us on Facebook to see if your favorites are ripe and ready.
And remember, we have U-Pick cherries and apples – and we can pick them for you, too.
U-Pick Sweet Cherries
Dark Sweet–usually perfect for picking from July 4th through August 6th
Cavalier- Flesh is firm and dry ripens early to mid season
Hudson- This very firm, sweet dark red, crack and rot resistant cherry extends the cherry harvest for two weeks or more. mid to late season availability.
Hardy giant- Roundish heart shaped firm juicy very good flavor mid to late season.
Ulster- Dark red, large, firm-fleshed, sweet fruit ripening mid-season.
Regina- Flattish-round. Firm, juicy, sweet, aromatic, good flavor. Ripening late season.
Royalton- is sweet and black with exceptionally large and high quality fruit. Known for its excellent taste and deep purple skin. Ripening early to mid season.
Summit- Heart-shaped. Moderatley firm, very sweet and aromatic, good flavour. Stone small. Ripening mid season.
Black pearl- Large, sweet, exceptional firmness and storability. ripening early to mid season.
Burgundy pearl- burgundy color cherry with crunchy texture, sweet flavor.
Light Sweet–typically available from July 9th through August 6th
Emperor Francis- round heart-shaped. Firm, juicy, sweet, rich flavour, good quality. Stone small. Ripening early in the season.
Ranier- It's large, yellow fruit with red blush is extremely sweet and delicious ripening mid season.
White gold- The only self-fertile white sweet cherry on the market. Large, firm, crack-resistant fruits are attractive light yellow with a heavy red blush, delicious for fresh eating or canning. Ripening mid season.
Radiance- is an excellent Rainier-type cherry for the early season. The large, firm blush cherry has exceptional flavor and eating qualities
U-Pick Sour Cherries
Mountmorency sour–from July 12th through August 6th
Danube sour–just a few trees of these – July 7th through July 12th
Belaton sour–July 14th through August 6th
We offer 19 varieties of apples including HONEYCRISP.
Plus, ask us about our signature “Rennie Mix.” It’s a proprietary selection of just the right apples from our 19 varieties that, when all the flavors mix and bake together, will make you the best apple pie ever. We’ll gladly pick a “Rennie Mix” for you.
Other Fruits and Vegetables—U-Pick or We Pick