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McIntosh Apple

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Item #137857, Semi-Dwarf. Supreme - Ships 2 - 3' tall with advanced root system in a EZ Start® Pot.
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Description

Moderately large fruit with an appetizing apple aroma. Tree is a vigorous grower and a precocious bearer. Fruit is vibrant-red, thin, and peels easily and flesh is tender with a sprightly sweet-tart taste. Wonderful apple for fresh-eating, sauces, and cider. Good keeper in proper storage. Cold-hardy. Ripens in August. Best pollinators: Cortland, Stark® BraeStar™ or Stark® Lodi.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest Early Season
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Tart, Juicy
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 8
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 12 - 15' tall x 12 - 15' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 12 - 15' apart to ensure room for growth.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Our experts recommend planting one of the following within 50' for optimum pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow apple trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Lived up North and grew up on McIntosh apples, love the crisp tart flavor.
Kim C on Jun 11, 2018
These are a wonderful apple. Great for pies too.
Corine S on May 29, 2018
Lived up North and grew up on McIntosh apples, love the crisp tart flavor.
Kim C on Jun 11, 2018
my grandchildren like this variety of apples
stella m on Jun 9, 2018
These are a wonderful apple. Great for pies too.
Corine S on May 29, 2018
Needed to replace a dead apple tree from local Box Store. I have bought apple trees from StarkBros in the past with success.
EDWARD P on May 11, 2018
I already have several. It's a tried and true variety
JAMES B on May 11, 2018
Baking apple
Scott S on Apr 22, 2018
best for apple sauce and canning
Jeffrey H on Jan 10, 2018
my grandchildren like this variety of apples
stella m on Jun 9, 2018
Needed to replace a dead apple tree from local Box Store. I have bought apple trees from StarkBros in the past with success.
EDWARD P on May 11, 2018

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MacIntosh Apple
My two MacIntosh apple tress are doing great so far! I would definitely recommend them!
May 14, 2016
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over 3 years ago