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Apples

 

Apples are grown across Atlantic Canada; however majority of the acres can be found in Nova Scotia.  Our team has lots of knowledge and experience with apple crops and we look forward to helping you from start to finish.  We also carry many apple harvest tools such as picking buckets, ladders and apple clippers.

Facts:

• Acreage: 5 Newfoundland (2010), 122 PEI, 4,899 Nova Scotia, 521 New Brunswick = Atlantic Canada: 5,547
• Variety: Ambrosia, Cortland, Honeycrisp, Empire, Gala, Golden Delicious, Golden Russett, Gravenstein, Ida Red, Jersey Mac, MacIntosh, Northern Spy, Paula Red, Red Delicious
• Yield: 600-1,200 bu/ac once mature
• Markets: Canada, USA and UK
• Key End Products: fresh apples, fresh apple slices, readymade pies, and apple juice (pure) not concentrate

Steps to consider for reaching maximum yield potential

• Orchard prep
• Pruning
• Planting
• Fertility package (Granular/Foliar)
• Harvesting (Apple Picking - hand or mechanical)
• Storage


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