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Black McIntosh

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

An earlier colouring sport of McIntosh. Selected in 1928 by H. Simpson, Oliver, British Columbia, Canada. Introduced in 1930. Fruits have melting, juicy flesh with a vinous flavour.

Synonyms:
Blackmack
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of McIntosh

Accession No.
1952 - 016

  

Accession name
Black McIntosh (EM)
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
62.72 mm 1
Width
70.85 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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