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Fruit tree comparison - McIntosh
Apple trees

McIntosh

A traditional versatile apple popular in the northern states of the USA. Also known as Macintosh.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Easy
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 2
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 2-3 weeks
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweeter
Cooking result Textured puree

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

Country of origin Canada
Period of origin 1800 - 1849
Fruit colour Crimson
Leaf colour Green