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Early McIntosh

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Richard Wellington at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, New York from seed sown in 1909. It was introduced in 1923. Fruits have crisp, white flesh which is often tinged pink beneath the skin, with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Early Mac Intosh
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
White Transparent x McIntosh
Mother to:
Dunning
Alton
Father to:
Shinsei
Beverly Hills
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
52.00mm 2
Width
58.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1929 - 042

  

Accession name
Early McIntosh
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register