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Britemac apple

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

Britemac identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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  • Britemac
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Tree register

United States


  • 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

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


  • Cedar apple rust  - Some resistance

Where to buy fresh fruit

United States


  • 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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