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Britemac apple

Last updated 29 Dec 2013.

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Good McIntosh type. Large and attractive, brightly colored and the best for eating. Sweet, juicy, crisp, white flesh.

Britemac phototape


  • 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

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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.

Britemac identification photos from official fruit collections

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