Will there be apple picking in Julian this year?

A seasonal u-pick orchard with 8,000 trellis-grown apple trees and 7 apple varieties, Volcan Valley Apple Farm is all about family fun and is starting this years apple picking season on September 5, 2021. Hours of operation are Friday-Monday, 9 am to 4:30 pm (last sale).

What states have apple picking?

Places like Georgia, Virginia, Minnesota, Washington, and even California have amazing picking destinations — so it’s easy to pick a bushel at an orchard near you.

Which apples are in season right now?


  • May-Sept Bravo™ With a dark burgundy skin, vibrant white flesh, the Bravo™ has a sweet, juicy taste.
  • May-Oct Envy™ Small-to medium-sized, Envy™ apples are rich in taste and sweet.
  • All year Granny Smith.
  • Feb-Oct Fuji.
  • Mar-Jan Jazz™
  • All year Pink Lady.
  • Feb-Oct Kanzi®
  • Apr-Jan Red Delicious.

How long is apple picking season?

The orchard grow apples that are commonly found in the fruit shop, such as Pink Lady and Red Delicious Apples, however Bramley Cookers and Gravenstein are lesser known varieties that are popular with the visitors. The season for harvest generally starts from late January to June, providing there is fruit to pick.

What fruits are in season right now for picking?

Fruits in season in July

  • Apricots.
  • Blackberries (coming into season)
  • Blueberries.
  • Cherries.
  • Kiwi fruit.
  • Melon (coming into season)
  • Peaches (coming into season)
  • Raspberries.

Is Apple Picking worth it?

To us, apple picking is absolutely worth it. It’s something that’s steeped in tradition. Since apple picking feels like the perfect segue into fall, it’s something that we’re more than happy to continue.

How long is apple picking season in Julian?

There are two that only allow groups; which are perfect for homeschooling, scouts or play-groups. Apple season is generally from early September to mid-October, so read below for all the juicy details on where to go apple picking in Julian.

What season are apples?

Depending on the variety, apples are available from late July through early November. Gala, Macoun and McIntosh ones are ready to go in September, so start stocking up now. Gala apples are sweet with a reddish-orange and yellow-striped skin.

Which state has the best apples?

Washington State
Washington State currently produces over half the Nation’s domestically grown apples and has been the leading apple-growing State since the early 1920s. In 2009, Washington State produced 5.4 billion pounds of apples.