Stemilt Fresh Fruit
Get to Know Our World Famous Fruits
Stemilt grows fresh apples, pears, cherries, peaches, nectarines, and apricots from the best orchard locales. We farm Washington fruit and also grow early season cherries in California. ...Read More
Here, you can learn all about the varieties of fruit we grow, how to use them at home, when they are in season, and how to identify Stemilt fruits at your store.
Stemilt apples and pears are harvested in the fall months, but available year round.
We grow 13 apple varieties, including: Gala, Fuji, Honeycrisp, Pink Lady, Sweetango, Braeburn, Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Jonagold, Ambrosia, Rome, and our signature apple variety, Pinata. Most of our apples are available organically too.
Stemilt grows 12 pear varieties, including: d'Anjou, Bartlett, Comice, Seckel, Concorde, Bosc, Tosca, Red d'Anjou, Starkrimson, Forelle, Red Bartlett, and Asian pears. Many of our pears are available organically too.
There are two main cherry varieties, dark-sweet cherries (also known as red cherries) and Rainier cherries, which have a golden yellow color and red blush. We grow cherries in California and Washington so that you can enjoy Stemilt cherries from May through early September.
Stemilt's entire crop of peaches and nectarines is farmed and certified as organic. This includes yellow peaches, white peaches, yellow nectarines, and white nectarines. The majority of our apricots are organic as well.
Here, you can learn all about our apples, pears, cherries, apricots, peaches, and nectarines. We'll share each fruit's characteristics, history, uses, and when you'll find each fruit variety in season. We've also put together answers to your frequently asked fruit questions along with tips for storing and using fruit at home.