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Apple trees
McIntosh

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


Apple trees
McIntosh
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Cooking
Juice
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
Cooking resultTextured puree
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
McIntosh
Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


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


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


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