SUMMERLAND VARIETALS
Our Varieties

Summerland Varieties Corp (SVC) licenses new varieties of tree fruits and berries domestically and internationally.

In addition, SVC has evaluation, distribution, propagation and commercialization rights from the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) for plant material developed in the apple, cherry, berry and soft fruits breeding programs of Summerland Research and Development Centre (SummerlandRDC) and Agassiz Research and Development Centre (AgassizRDC) in British Columbia, Canada.

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Ambrosia

Ambrosia

Medium to large in size. The taste is sweet, the flesh is crisp, juicy and aromatic. Skin color is cream/yellow ground with distinctive 25 to 80% bright pink/red blu...

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SPA493 (Salish®)

SPA493 (Salish®)

Medium fruit size, round and slightly squat in shape, bicoloured, 80% solid pinkish-red over colour and yellow-green background colour, usually a bright yellow calyx...

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8S6923 (Aurora Golden Gala™)

8S6923 (Aurora Golden Gala™)

Medium in size. Skin color is yellow at harvest. Flesh is cream/white, very crisp and very juicy. The taste is sweet, well balanced and aromatic....

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SPA 440 (Nicola™)

SPA 440 (Nicola™)

Large in size. Taste is sweet with low acidity and high in aromatics. Skin color is 80% cherry-red blush over green/yellow ground. The white/cream flesh is very firm...

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Silken

Silken

Medium in size and somewhat irregular and ribbed in shape. Taste is sweet and sub-acid. Skin color is cream/ yellow, can be almost white. Flesh is white. Fruit has s...

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Sunrise

Sunrise

Medium to large in size. Taste is sweet and sub-acid. Skin color is pinkish/red blush and stripes over a cream/ yellow ground. Flesh is white to cream in color....

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Pacific Gala TM

Pacific Gala TM

This variety was discovered in the US. With Gala returns based on colour the newer sports are a better option for obtaining a higher red wrap on fruit than older Ga...

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Royal Red Honeycrisp™

Royal Red Honeycrisp™

Royal Red Honeycrisp is a sport mutation of standard Honeycrisp with excellent bright red overcolour in Summerland. This variety is protected in Canada under PBR wi...

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Jonagored

Jonagored

Identified as a high coloured sport mutation of Jonagold. Although fruit are enjoyable the commercial market for this variety is limited to direct sales in BC. H...

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VK71

VK71

This McIntosh sport has very early colour development which is quite distinctive in areas where colour can be a challenge for other sports. Harvest Criteria: Mid-...

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Pioneer Mac TM

Pioneer Mac TM

Harvest Criteria: Mid-season, harvest based on starch index. Tree Description: Tree is medium size with moderate vigour and upright growth habit. Bloom: Early ...

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Honeycrisp

Honeycrisp

Maturity Season: Mid-season, after McIntosh in BC. Harvest Criteria: Based on colour and starch by some packers. Fruit Description: Fruit are large to very lar...

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