Granny Smith Apples - The Virginia Apple Industry

Apple Varieties in Virginia:

Granny Smith Apples

Virginia Blushing Granny Smith Apples

There is something special on the apple cheeks of this Granny, a slight sun-kissed pink blush that makes Virginia Blushing Granny Smith apples an instant standout on any display.

This slightly unusual, always great tasting apple has extraordinary eye appeal, long shelf life, and versatility that customers love.

Virginia Blushing Granny Smiths can be enjoyed straight from the store, baked in a pie, or stewed into a sauce. And because the fruit keeps its color even when cut, these apples are ideal for salads. Virginia Blushing Granny Smith apples, get 'em while the blush is on!


Gorgeous Outside and In
Green with pink blush
Great size
Doesn't brown when cut

Tart and Tasty
Crisp, firm

Store well
Keeps shape when cooked. Ideal for pies, fried apples
Super snack or salad

Virginia Blushing Granny Smith Apples
A variety grown, sold and served with pride
Yours from local growers




Local freshness

  • Picked ripe with the blush

  • Just-picked flavor

  • Next day delivery from local Virginia orchards

  • Long shelf life

Choice packing options

  • Tray packs

  • Bags, bins or bulk

  • PLU stickering available


  • Late fall through spring

The Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

The Virginia Apple Board

900 Natural Resources Dr, Suite 300  Charlottesville, VA 22903

540-667-9101   EMAIL >>

The Virginia Apple Board is an official commodity board of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services --promoting research, education and marketing efforts for the state's apple industry through assistance to the Virginia Apple Growers Association.