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Salt Spring Apple Co.
Our Apples

333 Apple Varieties

Yep, we're growing that many different types of apples. It's an incredible collection of classic heirloom and wonderful connoisseur varieties. And almost none are what you'll find filling the bins of most grocery stores. Read more

 

Rooms With a View

Salt Spring Island is an idyllic place to visit. And where better to stay than a room at the B&B @ Salt Spring Apple Company? Perfectly located and open year-round.

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Your own Apple Tree

We've got heritage and connoisseur apple trees for sale and we'll even graft one to your personal specifications. Read more

SPRING OVERTAKES THE ORCHARD

WilliamsPrideBuds.jpgThe weather hasn't exactly been balmy (except in comparison with the relatively harsh winter that came before), but the evidence throughout our nursery and orchard is unmistakeable: spring has arrived!

As the daily high temperature has gradually inched up and the days have steadily lengthened, 3,357 trees (plus nearly 2,000 in our nursery) have begun to awaken from dormancy.

First, the buds fatten ever so slightly. Then the tips start to show a hint of white, or even green. And then the crab-apples and the bravest of the regular apple varieties begin to show the first evidence of emerging leaves. The photo here is of a hearty little Williams' Pride tree.

This is always a pleasing time of year. Even more than usual this year, as our orchard experienced its first real winter in 2016/17, with multiple stretches of snow and freezing weather, unlike the much milder norm of the past five winters since we began planting.

And now things grow for a new season as we also move forward with more exciting Salt Spring Apple Company plans. Cider beckons!

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Salt Spring Apple Company is working on something special, harkening back to Salt Spring's heyday as the foremost supplier of fresh apples to Western Canada.

On our modest little five acre property, we're growing an amazing range of fabulous organic apple varieties. Our goal is to take advantage of all that organic growers have learned in the past century about skillfully growing delicious, nutritious apples and doing so in harmony with the planet.

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