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Malus 'McIntosh'

Plant Type: Fruit Trees

A well-known older apple that has a sprightly flavor and a medium storage life. Nearly solid, bright red skin. Heavy bearer. Good for eating and baking. Fruit tends to drop when ripe.

Height: Varies
Spread: Varies
Exposure: Full Sun
Zone: 4-7

The McIntosh Apple is a mid-season bloomer that ripens later in September. It’s an older selection that is almost completely red with white flesh. These apples make the best pies and are good for eating fresh. This is a semi-dwarf size apple tree. Mature size is around 12-15′ tall x 12-15′ wide. Semi-dwarf grow 5-10 bushels in their life-span.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Flower Color

Foliage Color

Plant Spread

12'

Good Companions

Plant Height

20'

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

4-8

Soil Moisture

Dry is better than moist


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Bloom Time

Critter Resistance

Exposure

full to part sun

Growth Rate

fast

Seasonal Interests