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.

All Varieties

Burgundy

Burgundy

Introduced in 1974 from R.D. Way, R.C. Lamb; New York Agricultural Experimental Station, USA. Fruit are medium/large in size, oblate shaped, dark red skin, firm, cr...

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Esopus Spitzenberg

Esopus Spitzenberg

Introduced before 1790, from Esopus, New York, USA. Fruit are medium to large in size, conic/round-conic shape, and slight ribbing and crowing is present. Skin can...

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Winesap

Winesap

Introduced in 1817 from New Jersey, USA. Medium to large fruit, round/oblong shape. Eye basin is ribbed. Stem bowl cavity often russeted. Red striped/blush over ...

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Kingston Black

Kingston Black

Originated in Kingston, England in the 19th century. Vintage cider; can be a stand-alone cider with strong apple aroma, but better blended; full bodied, distinct fl...

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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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Roxbury Russet

Roxbury Russet

Massachusetts, US early 17th century. Possibly the first named apple variety to originate in N. America from European settlers. Fruit are green/yellow, medium size...

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Bedan des Parts

Bedan des Parts

Calvados France, 19th century. Fruit are small to medium, oval shape yellow with red blush. Bloom time is late. Harvest is mid-late. Tree is precocious and produ...

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