- Very cold-hardy apple
- Crisp, white flesh with a tart, spicy flavor
- Bakes up juicy and tender
- Gives applesauce and cider a zesty kick
- Heavy cropper
- Ripens mid September
- Available in Reachables® size
This long-time favorite apple tree is treasured for its cold-hardiness, flavor and fantastic yields. McIntosh Apple Tree produces red-skinned fruit with a crisp, white flesh that has a wonderfully tart, spicy flavor. The fruits cook up juicy and tender, making it a favorite for baking and applesauce. The apples also are great for making cider that has a zesty kick. McIntosh Apple Tree is a cold-hardy native of Canada and ideal for northern growers. Its fruits ripen in mid-September. Recommended pollinators are Jonathan, Grimes, Gala, Goldrush, Liberty, Pixie Crunch and Sundance. Zones 4-6.
Why buy a Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. of Fruit-Boost™ Pelletized Calcium to enhance fruit quality, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula, easy-to-use tree ties (see video below), a premium tree guard to protect the trunk from gnawing pests, mowers and weed trimmers, and a copy of Backyard Horticulture for Fun and Profit--How to Make $10,000 in Your Spare Time.