Good McIntosh type. Large and attractive, brightly colored and the best for eating. Sweet, juicy, crisp, white flesh.
- Species: Malus domestica
- Parentage: (Melba, McIntosh) x (Kildare, Langford Beauty)
- Originates from: United States
- Introduced: 1934
- Developed by: Prof. M.A. Blake, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, USA
- Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1635
- UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1974-049
- Flowering period: Late season
- Flowering group: 5
- Ploidy: Diploid
- Gardening skill: Average
- Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer
- Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
- Cedar apple rust - Some resistance
Relationships to other varieties
Parents and other ancestors of this variety:
References and further reading about this variety
- Cedar-Apple Rust
Author: Stephen Vann, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture (FSA7538)
Rated as resistant - control only needed under high disease pressure.
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- Joel Howie in Canton, NEW YORK