John McIntosh, a settler in Dundela, Ontario, planted several seedlings around 1811. One produced these famous apples. The flesh is soft and slightly tart with high vitamin C content. Excellent for applesauce. Some resistance to fire blight. To the best of our knowledge, this is the original strain.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 4
Recommended Use: fresh eating, cooking
Ripens: Mid September
Pollination: Requires a pollinator
Height including roots: 100-200 cm one-year tree