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McIntosh 1st Generation Apple

McIntosh 1st Generation Apple

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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

To Order for Fall 2020: orders for fall shipping or pick-up can be placed September to October for planting this year in early November, as weather permits. We sell only apples and pears bareroot in the fall, as they are most winter hardy. Everything else (as well as apple and pear) is available in spring. If you wish to place an order containing spring sale items, please email us to reserve them, or wait until December to order for the spring.

To Order for Spring 2021: orders for spring shipping or pick-up can be placed as early as December. If you wish to reserve anything before that time or have any questions, please email us: sales@silvercreeknursery.ca