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Macwood

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1936 at the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. Fruits have firm, somewhat coarse flesh, with a sweet, perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Forest
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
63.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium-strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
medium-coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1950 - 146

  

Accession name
Macwood
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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