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Macoun

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA by Richard Wellington. It was first described in 1918. Introduced in 1923. Fruits have crisp, tender, white flesh with a sweet, scented flavour.

Synonyms:
Mekaun
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Jersey Black
Mother to:
Holiday
Liberty
Burgundy
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
49.00mm 2
Width
65.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1929 - 040

  

Accession name
Macoun
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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