WSU CAHNRS

College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences

Department of Horticulture

R. B. Tukey Horticulture Orchard

 

First December “Already Picked Fruit” sales including many varieties of apples and a few varieties of pears.

Friday December 2 from 12:00-6:00pm

 


In December we will cut back to “Friday Only” already picked fruit sales for only 3 Fridays.

 

Already Picked Apples

  • McIntosh, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Rome Beauty = $1.00/pound
    • if greater than 20 pounds of one variety price discounted to $0.75/pound
  • Gingergold = $2.00/pound
  • Fuji, Granny Smith, Jonagold and Gala = $1.35/pound
    • if greater than 20 pounds of one variety price discounted to $1.00/pound
  • Unusual Apple Varieties = $1.15/pound
    • including Barry, Ben Davis, Blackjon, Cameo, Earligold, Empire, Fameuse Snow, Gallia Beauty, Gravenstein, Haralson, Hibernal, Idared, Jonathon, King David, Macoun, Mutsu, NJ83 (aka Summer Splendor), Opalescent, Puritan, Ralls, Red Gravenstein, Red Jonathon, Rhode Island Greening, Scarlett O’Hara, Standard (original) Red Delicious, Stark Splendor, Starr, Stayman Winesap, Thompkins King, Turley, Twenty Ounce, Wagner, Wealthy, Winesap, Winter Banana, Yellow Newton

Pears

  • Bartlett, Anjou = $1.00/pound
    • if greater than 20 pounds of one variety price discounted to $0.75/pound
  • Unusual Pear Varieties = $1.15/pound
    • including Seckel, Abate Fetel, Comice, Red Anjou
  • very small Asian pears = $1.00/pound

Juice Apples

  • $0.45/pound
  • mixed varieties of apples that are small in size or slightly damaged but great for  dehydrating, baking, juicing, saucing or making apple butter, jelly or jam.

Juice Pears

  • $0.45/pound
  • mixed varieties of pears that are small in size or slightly damaged but are great for dehydrating, baking, juicing, saucing or making pear butter, jelly or jam.

Wood Chips for Barbeque 

  • $0.50/pound
    • Wood chipped into smaller irregular pieces from apple, pear and cherry wood harvested from the orchard

We only accept cash or check for payment. Please feel free to recycle your clean shopping bags with us to carry your fruit. We are located at the junction of Terre View Drive and Airport Road.


Tukey Orchard Description

This orchard is here in Pullman for members of the local campus or others to do teaching, research, and/or extension work. Those are our top priorities. If we have surplus fruit or vegetables that will not be used for teaching, research, or extension projects we sell the surplus produce to the general public and apply that money to our operations funds. On site we have 83 varieties of apples; 11 varieties of pears; 6 varieties of sweet cherries; a small stone fruit variety block with tart cherries, 11 peach varieties, 8 apricot varieties, 3 prune varieties and 2 nectarine varieties; 3 strawberry varieties; and 20+ varieties of cane berries. All these fruit plantings are on about 10 acres total. In addition, our site also houses the 3-acres that are certified organic.

General information about fruit sales

Typically, we have a fruit sale in the middle to end of July for tart and sweet cherries for 1 to 3 Fridays and Saturdays depending upon crop volume. Our fall fruit sales usually begin some time in September with our fall crops; primarily, apples and pears. The highlight of our apple sales is the 83 varieties of apples from our variety block. Twenty of the 83 cultivars are different strains of Red Delicious, including the original Standard Red Delicious.

Our location

WSU Tukey Orchard, 3334 Terre View Drive, Pullman, WA

Our entrance is at the intersection of Terre View Drive and Airport Road (put this description in your GPS locator, not our address). Coming from the intersection of State Highway 270 and Airport Road that is closest to Pullman you would drive 1.25 miles north on Airport Road to the Tukey Orchard entrance on the right (east) side of Airport Road.

Sign up for our email list

If you wish to join our email list you will be notified of any special events at the WSU Tukey Orchard. You can subscribe to the list by clicking here. Select “Join a List” Select “Fruit_Harvest_by_Appt”

Contact us:

Deb Pehrson, Farm Manager 509.335.6700


To locate other sources of pick-your-own produce and sustainably grown food, visit the following websites:

PickYourOwn.org

LocalHarvest.org


Farm Use Request Form Click here to download.

Department of Horticulture, PO Box 646414, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6414, 509-335-9502, Contact Us
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