Our orchard

NEXT SEASON

U-pick 2023

The start dates for U-pick in our orchard will be released very soon.

Apple varieties

Discover our apple varieties and the picking dates for each of them. Each of the varieties has different properties for your recipes and/or use.

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CIDRERIE VERGER BILODEAU

Our orchard - 2023

Thank you to all our customers for choosing our orchard this year! See you next year!

Orchard opening hours from August 26

CLOSED UNTIL THE NEXT SEASON IN 2024

EVERY DAY : 9h à 17h
INCLUDING PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Shop opening hours

EVERY DAY : 9h à 18h
INCLUDING PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

From Late August to mid-October, a large selection of apples are available to you. Monitor the availability and picking period of our varieties.

The beauty of the place, the atmosphere of the site and the warm welcome will seduce you.

Our orchard - Season 2023 - Apples from Île d'Orléans

ORCHARD CONDITIONS

  • Animals are strictly prohibited in the orchard.
  • No reservation required to access the orchard
  • Green shift : bring your reusable bags for pick-up
  • Reusable pick-up bags for sale on site ($2 each)
  • Plastic bag available in very limited quantities (while stocks last)

METHODS OF PAYMENT

IN THE FIELD:

  • Cash only

IN THE SHOP:

  • Cash
  • Debit card
  • Credit card

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SEASON 2023
FINISHED

CIDRERIE VERGER BILODEAU

The heart of our story

The apple, Quebec’s favorite fruit.
A plantation composed of dwarf and semi-dwarf trees, facilitating self-picking. Discover the 6 hectares (14.82 acres) of our wonderland orchard and the charming beauty of the surrounding agricultural landscape.

Management overview

Prescription and access to measures which contribute to minimizing the risk of infection and treatment requirements :

  • Fruit tree grove is certified to be free from viral diseases.
  • Contributes to improving the soil.
  • Control of parasitic infections and insects, with quantification traps
  • Assistance from our certified agronomist for screening and recommendations
  • Application of treatment only if necessary
  • Education on implementing the best techniques available.
OUR ORCHARD

Our apple varieties

Caption

AVAILABLE

ALMOST OUT OF STOCK

NOT AVAILABLE

Melba

Melba

Non-available this year
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DisponibilitySee color legend

(green = available, yellow = almost sold out, red = sold out / not available)

Picking periodLate August
UseTo crunch,
To compote,
SavorSemi-sweet,
Crunchy,
Acid
Paulared

Paulared

Out of stock

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Disponibility

See color legend

(green = available, yellow = almost sold out, red = sold out / not available)

Picking periodLate August to Early September
UseTo crunch,
To juice,
To cook
SavorSemi-sweet,
Crunchy,
Acid
Ginger Gold

Ginger Gold

Out of stock

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Disponibility

See color legend

(green = available, yellow = almost sold out, red = sold out / not available)

Picking periodEarly September
UseTo crunch,
To cook,
To cider
SavorSweet,
Crunchy,
Juicy
Lobo

Lobo

Out of stock

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DisponibilitySee color legend

(green = available, yellow = almost sold out, red = sold out / not available)

Picking periodMid-september to Early October
UseTo crunch,
To cook
SavorSemi-sweet,
Crunchy,
Semi-acid
McIntosh

McIntosh

Out of stock

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DisponibilitySee color legend

(green = available, yellow = almost sold out, red = sold out / not available)

Picking periodMid-september to Early October
UseTo crunch,
To juice,
To cook,
To compote,
To cider
SavorSweet,
Crunchy,
Acid
Prime Gold

Prime Gold

Out of stock

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DisponibilitySee color legend

(green = available, yellow = almost sold out, red = sold out / not available)

Picking periodMid-september to Early October
UseTo crunch,
To cook
SavorSolid,
Crunchy,
Fruity
Cortland

Cortland

Out of stock

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DisponibilitySee color legend

(green = available, yellow = almost sold out, red = sold out / not available)

Picking periodLate September to Mid-october
UseTo crunch,
To juice,
To cook,
To compote,
To cider
SavorSolid,
Very sweet,
Acid
Royal Court

Royal Court

Out of stock

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Disponibility

See color legend

(green = available, yellow = almost sold out, red = sold out / not available)

Picking periodLate September to Mid-october
UseTo crunch,
To juice,
To cook,
To compote,
To cider
SavorSolid,
Sweet,
Low acid
Spartan

Spartan

Out of stock

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DisponibilitySee color legend

(green = available, yellow = almost sold out, red = sold out / not available)

Picking periodLate September
UseTo crunch,
To juice,
To cook,
To cider
SavorSweet,
Crunchy,
Acid
Honeycrisp

Honeycrisp

Out of stock

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DisponibilitySee color legend

(green = available, yellow = almost sold out, red = sold out / not available)

Picking periodEarly October
UseTo crunch,
To cook,
To cider
SavorSweet,
Crunchy,
Juicy