Apple (Malus) 'Macoun'

Macoun Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

'McIntosh'-like dessert apple. Aromatic. Medium sized, dark purple-red fruit. Flesh white, firm and very high quality. Crsip texture and well-balanced flavor. One of the best mid- season apples. Keeps well.

More About Apple (Malus) 'Macoun'

  • 'McIntosh' x 'Jersey Black', New York, 1923
  • (pronounced McCowan in some circles)

Good for eating.When ripe, it has a deep purple or almost "black" hue, a quality reminiscent of one of it's parents, 'Jersey Black'.  The Macoun has a short stem, which allows it to be "pushed" off the branch as the fruit reaches maturity. Fruit tends to drop when ripe.

We do NOT SHIP plants. ALL Sales are in person at our garden center.


10-20 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Apple (Malus) 'Macoun' Characteristics


  • Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Late season

Bloom Time

  • Mid season

Disease Resistance

  • apple scab resistant

Fruit Qualities

  • juicy
  • aromatic
  • texture, hard/firm
  • crisp

Fruiting Attributes

  • good for eating
  • good for cider
  • good for cooking/baking
  • good for cold regions/very hardy
  • stores well/good keeper
  • heavy bearer
  • all purpose

Plant Size

  • Semi-dwarf (12-18')
  • Standard (18-30')