McIntosh Apple



McIntosh Apple

(3 customer reviews)


McIntosh Apple (Malus domestica) is a classic choice, cherished for its juicy, tangy flavor. This apple tree guarantees a consistent yield of red-blushed fruits, making it a favorite among traditionalists. Its blossoms in spring add a touch of nostalgia to gardens.

4-5′ Bareroot Grafted

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Requirements and Tolerances

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-7
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Water Requirements: Moderate
Soil Type: Well-drained
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Plant Spacing: 15-20′
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 900-1000 hours
Heat Tolerance: Good

Physical Characteristics

Rootstock: M106
Plant Size: 15-20′ tall, 15-20′ wide
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Bloom Time: September
Flower Color: White
Fall Color: Red
Fruit Size: 3″
Fruit Flavor: Tart
Fruit Color and Appearance Red with green background

Growth and Reproduction

Growth Rate: Moderate
Years to Bear: 4-6
Lifespan: 50-60 years
Pollination Requirements: Requires cross-pollination
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Harvest Time: Early Sept – Mid Sept
Yield & Storage: Moderate, stores well

Disease Resistance

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Tian Shan mountains of Kazakhstan
Nitrogen Fixing: No
Apple Scab Resistance: Susceptible
Fire Blight Resistance: Moderately Susceptible
Cedar-Apple Rust Resistance: Moderately Resistant
Powdery Mildew Resistance: Moderately Susceptible
Codling Moth Resistance: Susceptible
Apple Maggot Resistance: Susceptible

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 62 × 2 × 3 in
Hardiness Zone

4, 5, 6, 7



3 reviews for McIntosh Apple

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  1. Karen D. (Verified Customer)

    Excellent value, watching for signs of coming awake

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  2. Mike Parks (Verified Customer)

    They are already getting green

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  3. Anonymous (Verified Customer)

    its getting leaves

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