About us

„Selija” Apple Nursery was established in January 1995. Farmers grow fruit trees and berry bushes. All types of apples are adapted to the growth and fruiting in the area we live. Apples have good winter hardiness and excellent flavor. There are more than 50 varieties of apples, 20 varieties of pears, 15 varieties of plums, cherries and cherry in the nursery.Black, red and white currants, gooseberries, raspberries, blackberries and quince. There are big apple orchard on dwarfing rootstocks (over 15 hectares) and pear orchard (more than 3 hectares). In 2014 «Selija» farm began to produce juices and homemade wine. „Selija” Apple Nursery offers fascinating story of the owner Albert Mendrikis about apple cultivation. A tour through the apple orchard, warehouses and manufacturing workshops. Everyone will enjoy apple juice and listen to the life stories of winemakers with a glass of wine.
 

“The Way of Apple Taste”, the route

Visiting the „Sēlija” apple nursery (Laucese parish). Fascinating story of the owner Mendrikis about apple cultivation. A tour through the apple orchard, warehouses and manufacturing workshops. Everyone will enjoy apple juice and listen to the life stories of winemakers with a glass of wine.The memorial house of Latvian poet Rainis in Berkenele. The apple orchad was already planted during poet’s childhood. Nowadays there are many apple trees in Berkenele manor. After the tour through the apple orchad and Rainis childhood house the museum guides will invite to the traditional Latgallian table where apple food and drinks will be in place of honor – apple pie, apple mousse, baked apples and apple juice.