Reports from Henderson County are that growers for NC apples will harvest almost 3 million bushels of apples for the 2013 season. With all the rain early in the year growers were worried about the apple harvest for this year. North Carolina ranks 7th in the US for apple production and has more than 300 commercial apple operations in the state. North Carolina apples are produced in five different areas of the state: the Haywood area, the Henderson area, the Mt. Mitchell area, the Northwest area, and the South Mountain area. he NC mountain area are perfect for apple growing. The warm days and cool nights are perfect for growing crisp juicy apples. Get a great NC Apple Crisp recipe here!
Crop for NC Apples a Good One This Year