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Macy

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by H.L. Lantz at Iowa Agricultural Experiment Station, Ames, Iowa, USA. It was introduced in the 1920s. Fruits have soft, cream flesh with a subacid to sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Macey
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Northwestern Greening x Wealthy
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
60.00mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1922 - 021

  

Accession name
Macy
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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