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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
McIntosh

A traditional versatile apple popular in the northern states of the USA. Also known as Macintosh.
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Growing


Apple tree
McIntosh
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Apple tree
McIntosh
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
Cooking resultTextured puree
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
McIntosh
General resistanceGood
FireblightSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustSome resistance
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Climate


Apple tree
McIntosh
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Apple tree
McIntosh
Country of originCanada
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colorCrimson
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