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Rogers McIntosh

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of McIntosh. Originated before 1930 at Densville, New York, USA, with Isaac C. Rogers. Introduced in 1932. Fruits have white, rather soft, fine-textured, very juicy flesh with a sweet, pleasant vinous flavour.

Synonyms:
Double Red McIntosh, McIntosh Rogers New York Strain, Red McIntosh, Rogers Red McIntosh
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of McIntosh
Over Colour
Dark Red 2

Accession No.
1979 - 167

  

Accession name
Rogers McIntosh (LA 76A)
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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