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Penland's Apple House

Penland's Apple House

Convenient location, no PYO

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Penland's Apple HousePenland's Apple House

Hwy 515 Bypass, Ellijay, GA 30540

They also have a location at Ga Hwy 282 and US 76, 8 miles west of Ellijay.

Phone: (706) 635-5110


Open: August through December  9 am to 6pm

Directions: 3.5 miles south of Ellijay

Penland's Apple HouseProduce: Apples, cider, peaches, apple pies, apple cider doughnuts, ice cream and apple fritters, jams, jellies, relishes, honey, syrup, bread.

Last check on prices was:
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No pick-your-own, but they have a good variety of apples,  and a convenient location right on the by-pass, directly opposite Panarama. And the farm market is like stepping back in time!  It's got quite the assortment: Pumpkins and Gourds, Fresh Apple Fritters, Fried Apple or Peach Pies, Apple Cider Donuts, Apple Bread, Whole Baked Apple Pies, Candy and Caramel Apples, Hot Boiled or Roasted Peanuts , Fried Pork Skins—various flavors, Apple chips—various flavors, Hot Spiced Cider, Cider Slushies—various flavors, Fresh Apple Cider , Caramel dip, Dried fruits, Peanut Brittle and Candies, Stone Ground Grits and Corn Meal, Jams, Jellies, Preserves, Sauces, Locally grown honey and sorghum syrup, Locally processed meats, Farm Fresh eggs, Children’s Books/Puzzles, Comfort Color Shirts, Sweatshirt & Hats, Kitchen Gadgets, Ellijay Candles - fall scents, Ellijay Christmas Ornaments , Homemade Soaps - fall scents , Mulling Mixes.

Penland's Apple Varieties

Below is a listing of the apple varieties that they typically carry, in order that they typically start to be harvested in Ellijay. Be sure to call a couple weeks before they are due to start harvesting, as the actual date varies from year to year! Ellijay apple orchards usually have apples for sale from August to late December.

Cameo, Ever Crisp, Sun Crisp, Stayman Winesap , Mutsu, September Wonder , Granny Smith, Red Delicious , Golden Delicious, Gala

Apple Variety Photo Usually start harvesting Flavor Best uses


August 1 Very sweet Eating, applesauce, apple butter, pies
Red Delicious August 15 Sweet Eating, good to blend with other apples in applesauce and cooking
Golden Delicious August 15 Sweet Eating, good to blend with other apples in applesauce and cooking
September Wonder September Wonder apple September 1 Sweet Very Sweet, Eating, good to blend with other apples in applesauce and cooking
EverCrisp Evercrisp apple      
Mutsu September 1 Sweet / Tart Cooking / Eating
Jonagold September 1 Sweet / Tart Cooking / Eating
Rome Beauty

Rome Beauty apple

September 15 Slightly Tart Cooking / Eating
Stayman - Winesap September 15


Tart Cooking / Eating


October 10 Very sweet Eating, applesauce, apple butter, pies, cooking
Granny Smith October 15 Tart Cooking / Eating
Arkansas Black

October 20 Tart Baking, Eating (very hard apple)
Pink Lady

October 20 Sweet Eating

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October 20 Sweet Eating

Also, see our pages on tips for picking apples at a farm, easy illustrated directions to make applesauce, apple butter, apple jelly and apple pie; the guide to apple festivals and our guide to apple varieties! NEW! Please write me, if you know of any to add!