Novamac apples were introduced in 1978 and developed at the AAFC Kentville Research and Development Centre in Nova Scotia.
Novamac is similar to McIntosh but ripens a little earlier. This apple has a deep red skin and crisp white flesh with a sweet tang. Used for both fresh eating and cooking.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 4 & ripens early to mid September depending on your location.
Soil type & location: Deep clay loam or sandy loam in a well drained site and sunny location
Growth Habits and Disease Resistance: Bred for the organic gardener with dependable yields. Grafted onto hardy dwarf rootstock. Resistant to canker, mildew, and fire blight, and very resistant to scab and cedar rust.
Pollination: Requires a pollinator of a different apple variety that blooms around the same time. This variety flowers LATE.
Storage: Apples keep a few months when stored in cool AND humid conditions such as a cellar or refrigerator.
Size including roots: 1 year grade 100-200 cm whip
NOTE: Apple trees cannot be shipped to B.C.
1 grafted whip $125.95
Available: Spring April 2023
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