Novaspy Apple

(Malus domestica) Another in the Nova series of apple the Nova spy was developed at the Agriculture Canada Research Station, Kentville, Nova Scotia in 1986.  Novaspy is a cross between Nova Easygro, Red Spy  and Golden Delicious.  It was bred to be a scab-resistant version of Northern Spy apples...

Novamac Apple

(Malus domestica) The good old McIntosh apple is one of Canada’s magnificent success stories.  Freshly harvested they have that wonderful ‘snap’ of autumn.   The original McIntosh has also proven to be a great parent.  The Novamac apple is one of it’s offspring.  Developed...

Novadawn Apple

(Malus domestica) Novadawn is a cross between Paulared and Novamac made by Dr. A. D. Crowe at the AAFC-AFHRC in Kentville, then named and certified by Dr. C.G. Embree in 2010. Not overly sweet, this medium-to-large sized apple features a yellow-green colour and firm texture and stores for...

Black Pearl Apple

(Malus domestica) You have to love the name.  Black Pearl is a gorgeous, dark burgundy (almost black) apple.  This new cultivar holds strong consumer potential.  Because it’s uniform in size, it’s also easy for growers to handle.  Developed at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s (AAFC)...

Evangeline Apple

(Malus domestica) The uniform, medium size of the Evangeline apple makes it a very attractive apple to consumers.  Sadly its commercial availability remains limited, but  Dr. Charlie Embree believes that it possesses great  potential due to its ability to withstand cold, attractive appearance and...