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Salt Spring Apple Co.
Our Apples

Our Top 25

Here they are: our premiere selection of apple varieties. We consider these to be the varieties most likely to consistently produce magnificent and memorable fruit in our Salt Spring Island orchard. Read more

 

Cider Kings

We definitely don't stop at 25 varieties. In fact, we consider these 17 traditional cider varieties (with a couple of crabs and a diminutive super-juicer thrown in) to be the secret to Real Cider. They're most certainly worth checking out. Read more

 

The Whole 333

In a world blessed with thousands of apple varieties, not making our Top 25 or Cider Kings lists is hardly cause for embarrassment. Every one of these 333 apples is a winner in our books. Read more

How We Grow Our Apples

We have made some particular decisions with our orchard to maximize what we can grow in a small orchard here on the west coast of North America.

Orchard Methods

We've chosen to grow using the 'tall spindle system,' which aims to maximize how much fruit we can grow while maintaining harmony with our soils and nature. Read more

Grafting Apple Trees

Even though it would be quicker and much, much easier, we set out from the start to graft our own trees, so we could fully control our selction of varieties and how the treesare raised. That means a whole lot of grafting. Read more

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