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

Banane Amere (NVF)

Banane Amere (NVF)

Discovered by Claude Jolicoeur on his property as a chance seedling in Quebec (Zone 4). Fruit are green with a slight blush possible, medium size, very bitter with ...

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Bilodeau (NVF)

Bilodeau (NVF)

Discovered by Claude Jolicoeur as a mislabelled variety from a nursery. This is a crab apple and may in fact (probably is) an already named variety. Nonetheless, t...

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Binet Rouge

Binet Rouge

Originated in Normandy region, France. Vigour is weak, biennial with good crop in ‘on year.' Long flowering period. Susceptible to fire blight, mildew, scab. Ha...

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Brown Snout (BSW)

Brown Snout (BSW)

Originated in Herefordshire, UK, mid-19th century. Bloom is late season, fruit are small, green with patches of russet, particularly at calyx end (brown snout). Ve...

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Chisel Jersey

Chisel Jersey

Somerset UK, 1800’s. Fruit are striped/streaked red over-colour with yellow/green under-colour, medium size. Late season harvest...

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Domaine

Domaine

Fruit are red, streaked over-colour, yellow/green background colour, round/squat shape. Harvest is mid/late season....

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Douce de Charlevoix (NVF)

Douce de Charlevoix (NVF)

Discovered by Claude Jolicoeur as a chance seedling from the village of Baie-Saint-Paul, county of Charlevoix, QU. Fruit is conic shaped, red striped over green back...

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Ellis Bitter

Ellis Bitter

Early apple, useful for blending. Heavy annual producer. Slightly susceptible to scab. Large spreading tree. Fruit are red striped, conic shaped with narrow caly...

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Fox Whelp

Fox Whelp

Doesn’t produce many feathers until 2nd year. Bloom is early season, harvest is early season. Fruit are small, red and round. Produces a full-bodied cider, also...

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Frequin Rouge

Frequin Rouge

Normandy, France. Fruit are conic, red with blush/stripes, small/medium size fruit. Harvest is heavy and late season. Tree has moderate vigour....

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Harry Masters Jersey

Harry Masters Jersey

Somerset UK, late 1800’s. Vintage quality apple, annual, moderate vigour, bloom mid-late, harvest is late season. Fruit has high tannins and sugars, poor storage...

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Marechal NVF

Marechal NVF

French cider, medium size, red striped over yellow/green background, cream coloured flesh. Good blender. Reported to have good crop load and vigour. Harvest is early...

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