Apple (Malus) 'McIntosh'

McIntosh Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

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

More About Apple (Malus) 'McIntosh'

  • ('Famuse' x 'Detroit Red') Ontario, Canada, 1870
  • great for cider
  • very much a Multi-purpose apple
  • deep red color

A classic apple that was discovered by John McIntosh in Ontario.  Plant with another variety for cross pollination.

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10-20 Feet

Hardiness Zone:


Apple (Malus) 'McIntosh' Characteristics


  • Sun Tolerant

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Mid season
  • Late season

Bloom Time

  • Mid season

Fruit Qualities

  • distinct flavor
  • 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
  • antique variety
  • all purpose

Plant Size

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