Novaspy is a further development of the "Nova" series of apples from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada based in Nova Scotia. As the name suggests it has Northern Spy in its ancestry.
- Species: Malus domestica
- Parentage: Nova EasyGro x (Northern Spy x Golden Delicious)
- Originates from: Nova Scotia, Canada
- Introduced: 1986
- Developed by: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Kentville, Nova Scotia
- Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1816
- Harvest period: Late season
- Use / keeping: 3 months or more
- Flowering period: Mid season
- Flowering group: 3
- Vigour: Average growth
- Bearing regularity: Regular
- Precocity: Precocious
- Gardening skill: Very easy
- Fruit bearing: Partial tip-bearer
- Period of origin: 1950 - 1999
- Fireblight - Very resistant
Relationships to other varieties
Parents and other ancestors of this variety:
References and further reading about this variety
Fruit tree register
Do you have a tree of this variety in your garden or orchard? If so please register the details here and contribute to our international register of fruit trees.
The following Novaspy trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.
You can also view these trees on a map.
Where to buy apples
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- Apple Tree (Home of the Scarlett Gala), Cumberland
- Plowshares Community Farm, Gorham
- Headwater Cider, Hawley
- Weymouth Farms & Orchard, Hinckley
- Skipley Farm, Snohomish *** Feature Orchard ***