Norland Apple - This apple bares early fruit and fruits heavier when it is younger. These are an excellent eating apple and they store well.
Prairie Sensation - Zone 3, hardy dessert apple. Large fruit, greenwashed with an overlay of red. New from the University of Saskatchewan.
M360- Yes this is its actual name. Sounds like something out of Star Wars, doesn't it? The M360 is good eating and fairly large in size. It can store for over 6 months.
Alberta Gold- A lovely gold and yellow fruit, that looks a lot like Golden Delicious apple. This is a local Calgary favorite and will actually grow very well in a zone 2 or 3 climate. The cream-colored fruit has red overlapping when ripe. This fruit stores and freezes very well. An excellent apple overall
Alberta Red- This good-looking apple has been around since 1960 and was rescued from extinction by Doc E at the University of Alberta. Superb eating shiny and red, like a real apple!
Pear Trees Golden spice pear- this pear does well in Calgary, fruit has a spicy taste and becomes fully ripe by mid to late September.
Early gold pear- pale yellow, smaller pears bear fruit in early September.
John Pear- Similar size tree as the above with yellow-green fruit ready to eat by late September.
Plum Trees Brook Gold plum- This plumb needs to be cross-pollinated with a Nanking cherry, Nanking’s are in abundance in Calgary. Delicious yellow plumbs arrive in late August.
Pembina plum - Bares larger 4-5cm fruit in mid to late August. Fruit is purple in color and this plum requires western sand cherry.
Evans Cherry tree- this tree can grow to 16 feet and has lovely pink flowers in the spring followed by tasty sweet cherries that are translucent. This tree is self-fertile so requires no pollination but may produce a heavier crop if another cherry is close by to pollinate. Great fruit for pies or canning.
Crabapples Dolgo Crabapple- This is an excellent eating crabapple and grows very well in Calgary. Super for pies, canning, jams, or jellies.
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