Welcome to MacLaren Orchards
MacLaren Apple Orchard is an "Ottawa Valley Tradition" - Generations of families have enjoyed MacLaren's Apples and Cider.
Our extensive orchard produces some of the finest apples in the Ottawa Valley including MacIntosh, Lobo and Empire.
Our delicious apple cider is made on-site and is available year-round at the Farm.
Contact us to learn more about our orchard and our mouthwatering apples.
Email us at email@example.com or call (613) 432-8997
Apple Orchard Update
The apple trees in our large orchard has "wintered" well and are already showing signs of new growth.
Our delicious apple cider is available year-round - Drop in to the orchard to purchase a jug or two.
The first available apple varieties will be Paula Red, Yellow Transparent, Yellow Crab, Red Crab, McLaren Red and Jersey McIntosh beginning Mid to End of August.
Visit this page often or follow us on Facebook to see which apples are available - Try some new varieties, we grow over 20 types of apples.
|What apple varieties do you grow at MacLaren Apple Orchard?|
|Apple Type||Approx. Ready Date||Description and Use|
|Honey Crisp||Mid-September||Crisp texture, Excellent eating apple, stores very well.|
|Paula Red||August 25th||Like a McIntosh, crisp flavour, good for eating|
|Yellow Transparent||Mid-August||Harvest apple, pies and sauces|
|Yellow Crab||End of August||Apple Jelly|
|Red Crab||End of August||Apple Jelly|
|McLaren Red||Mid to End of August||Soft texture, sweet taste|
|Jersey McIntosh||August to Mid-September||Great for fresh eating|
|Summer St. Lawrence||Late August||Apple sauce|
|North Star||Late August||Cooking apple|
|Cortland||End of September||Mild, sweet taste, crisp texture, good for pies|
|McIntosh||End of September||Midly tart, good for eating, pies and sauces|
|Honey Crisp||Mid-September||Crisp texture, excellent eating apple, stores very well.|
|Spartan||End of September into October||Good for eating, pies and sauces|
|Milwaukee||Mid-September||Sour, good for cooking|
|Empire||Thanksgiving||Slightly tart, makes great apple sauce, good for snacking|
|Tallman Sweet||Thanksgiving||Crisp apple with exceptional sweetness|
|Northern Greening||Thanksgiving||Good for cooking and eating|
|Wolf River||Thanksgiving||Excellent when baked|