Our Apples

AMBROSIA

A chance seedling found in BC in the 1980’s, Ambrosia is truly a Canadian apple. It’s a red and yellow apple that is crisp & juicy with a distinct aroma with a sweet low acid flavour. Excellent for eating fresh.​

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GALA

Originally from New Zealand, it is a cross between a Kidd’s Orange and a Golden Delicious. It is average in size with a yellow-orange background colour and a red blush. Excellent for eating fresh.​

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McINTOSH

Canada’s original apple discovered by chance in the 1800’s by John McIntosh of Dundela, Ontario. A middle tart apple with a white flesh, it’s excellent for sauces, pies and eaten fresh.

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HONEY CRISP

This crisp, juicy apple is a cross between a Macoun & Honeygold. A large sized apple with a distinctive texture and a slightly acidic, sweet taste. Superb when eaten fresh but also is marvellous in pies and apple sauce.

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McINTOSH

Canada’s original apple discovered by chance in the 1800’s by John McIntosh of Dundela, Ontario. A middle tart apple with a white flesh, it’s excellent for sauces, pies and eaten fresh.

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HONEY CRISP

This crisp, juicy apple is a cross between a Macoun & Honeygold. A large sized apple with a distinctive texture and a slightly acidic, sweet taste. Superb when eaten fresh but also is marvellous in pies and apple sauce.

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GOLDEN DELICIOUS

 Introduced in 1916, it originated in West Virginia as a chance seedling. It is firm and juicy with a sweet flavour. May be used for cooking and is excellent eaten fresh.

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MUTSU

This apple is a cross between a Golden Delicious and a Japanese Indo. It is a large apple with a mildly sweet taste and a firm texture. Must lasts well in proper climate controlled environments. It makes an ideal snack and is delicious in pies.

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CORTLAND

A McIntosh descendant, Cortland is a large globular shape. It has a mild, somewhat tart taste and a crisp texture. As it resists browning, it is often used in salads and on fruit plates. Excellent eaten fresh, or in pies and sauces.

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