‘SPA493’ (Salish™) apple.

Hampson, C.R., MacDonald, R.A., McKenzie, D.-L., and Walters, W. (2013). "‘SPA493’ (Salish™) apple.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 93(5), pp. 979-982. doi : 10.4141/cjps2013-115  Access to full text


‘SPA493’ (Salish™) is a new bi-coloured dessert apple from the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada breeding program at Summerland, BC, Canada. The fruit is crisp and juicy, with balanced flavour and medium to long storage potential. The fruit reaches harvest maturity in early October in Summerland. ‘SPA493’ trees are moderately vigorous, productive, and not subject to biennial bearing or pre-harvest drop.

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