Some of the apple varieties that we grow, listed in order of ripening dates
Sunrise Sweet/tart & so good. Ripens early August. Great to eat, fantastic to cook with.
Silken Honeygold/Sunrise cross, developed in Summerland
Gala Early September, sweet & firm, a favourite eating apple.
MacIntosh Great for pies, sauce & juice.
Honeycrisp Mid September, Sweet, tart, crisp & juicy. A new eating sensation.
Golden Delicious One of the best all purpose apples, so good in pies.
Jonagold Ripens 3rd week of September. Often rated no. 1 in blind tastings, a large,
sweet tart apple that is slow to brown when cut. It cooks firm.
Spartan Bred in Summerland almost 80 years ago, sweet with crisp,white flesh.
Aurora Golden Gala "Born in BC. Raised in the Okanagan" Mid season, ripening end of Sept.
It is a yellow dessert apple, firm & sweet with excellent storage life.
Ambrosia A low acid, great tasting eating apple, a new cultivar discovered in the
Similkameen Valley in the early 1990"s.
Pinova A German cultivar, a cross between Duchess of Oldenburg, Cox's Orange
Pippen & Golden Delicious. Firm, dense flesh & slightly tart.
Nicola Recently released from the Summerland Agri Food Research station, a
low acidity apple, sweet, juicy and stores very well. Ripens mid October.
Salish The newest variety released from Summerland, it has the same parents as
Aurora Golden Gala & Nicola. They are very crisp & juicy with a tangy taste.
Winter Banana An heirloom variety dating back to 1876. Try this one for the best baked apple.
Fuji Our lastest maturing variety, ripening 3rd week of October , it is a low acid,
firm, sweet eating apple, with a spicy, warm aroma, a very good keeper.